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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1068

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (18mm, 0.80 g, 3h). Phase II coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Uncertain mint; ‘Færifn,’ moneyer. Struck circa 1015-1035.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1068.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

British, Silver

Estimate: $ 750

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IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (18mm, 0.80 g, 3h). Phase II coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Uncertain mint; ‘Færifn,’ moneyer. Struck circa 1015-1035. Draped bust left; pellet to left, cross pommée to right / + FÆ RIFN ИNΘ NEIN, voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends; small pellets in first and fourth quarters, large pellets in second and third. O'S Type 3; SCBI 32 (Ulster) 92 var. (rev. legend and pellets; same obv. die); SCBC 6125. Some die wear. Richly toned. Good VF.

From an American Collection of Hiberno-Norse Pennies.


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.

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