IR1756 - IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse Kings of Dublin, Phase III (c.1035-c.1060), Penny

World Coins - IR1756 - IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse Kings of Dublin, Phase III (c.1035-c.1060), Penny
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IR1756 - IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse Kings of Dublin, Phase III (c.1035-c.1060), Penny, 0.95g., 17mm, "Long Cross and Hand Coinage", stylized head ultimately derived from the Long Cross type of Aethelred II left, blundered legends, realistic hand before head, rev., voided long cross, each arm terminating with three curves, a realistic hand with stigmata in the 2nd and a pellet in the 3rd quarter, blundered legends, (S.6130), small striking cracks with no light visible, good very fine, toned, very rare. $2495

The naturalistic hands on this coin, especially the reverse one with stigmata marks are unusual and in contrast to the stylized hands that are more frequently encountered.

Provenance:
Ex Lucien La Riviere Collection, Spink Auction, February 22nd, 2006, lot 14 (striking cracks evident but not noted by cataloger).
Prezzo SKU : IR1756
US$ 2,495.00
  • € 2,111.19
  • £ 1,892.11
  • AUD 3,178.39
  • CHF 2,448.34
  • CAD 3,117.17

Quotazione: 10/20/17

Invia da: United States
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