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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1065

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.33 g, 3h). Phase I coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Faenemin, moneyer. Struck circa 1000-1010.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1065.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

British, Silver

Estimate: $ 2 000

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IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.33 g, 3h). Phase I coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Faenemin, moneyer. Struck circa 1000-1010. + ÐYMN ROE+ MNEGMI, draped bust left; pellet behind neck / + F•ÆMIENMN NΘI ÐYM, voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends; pellet in each central crescent. O'S Type 3; SCBI 8 (British Museum), 29 var. (rev. legend); SCBC 6108. A little double struck on obverse, small scratch and dig on reverse. Toned. Near EF. Very rare.

From an American Collection of Hiberno-Norse Pennies.

The meaning of the obverse legend remains enigmatic

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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