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Sihtric Silkbeard Penny

Triton XXII, Lot: 1436. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (19mm, 1.60 g, 6h). Phase I coinage, Long Cross type. Dublin mint; Faeremin, moneyer. Struck circa 1000-1010. + SIHTRIC RE+ DYFLNI, draped bust left; pellet behind / + FÆ REMI N M·Θ DYFLI, voided long cross, with triple crescent ends. O'S –; SCBI 8 (BM), 21 var. (legends); SCBI 32 (Ulster), 19-20 var. (same); D&F 5; SCBC 6103. Near EF.