IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. temp. Echmarcach mac Ragnaill – Murchad mac Diarmata.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2649. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid 11th century. AR Penny (18mm, 0.81 g, 4h). Phase III coinage. Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1035-1055/60. Draped bust left / Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; ‘hand’ in first and fourth angles, cross pommée in second. SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 185 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 228 (same dies); SCBC 6132. Choice EF, toned.