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Ireland, Sihtric III Olafsson Penny, phase II, crozier object behind bust
Ireland, Hiberno-Norse Kings, Sihtric III Olafsson (c.995-1036), Phase II (1015-35),silver Penny, draped bust left, crozier like object behind in field, cruder Sihtric style legend surrounding,rev.long voided cross with tri-crescent ends, pellet at centre, small pellet in each quarter, legend with blundered Dublin mint signature (SCBI 22:85; D&F 23; S.6125A).Toned, good very fine, a little weaker around periphery, rare.
From an American Collection of Hiberno Norse, Classical Numismatic Group, auction 117, 19th May 2021, lot 1070.