IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. temp. Echmarcach mac Ragnaill – Murchad mac Diarmata.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2663. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid 11th century. AR Penny (17mm, 1.08 g, 9h). Phase III coinage. Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1035-1055/60. Draped bust left / Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; ‘hand’ in fourth angle. SCBI -; SCBC 6133. Choice EF, toned. Great style.
From the Innisfree Collection.