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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1071

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (17mm, 1.20 g, 8h). Phase II coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1015-1035.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1071.

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 (17mm, 1.20 g, 8h). Phase II coinage. Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1015-1035. Draped bust left; inverted crozier to right / Voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends; small pellets in quarters. O'S Type 3; SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 88 (same dies); SCBC 6125A. A few light marks. Iridescent tone on obverse. Good VF. Rare.

From an American Collection of Hiberno-Norse Pennies.

An obverse die duplicate to the proceeding lot.

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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