Phase II, series B -
Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase II, Penny, series B, in imitation of the Long Cross type of Æthelred II, with the name of Sihtric and a semi-blundered rev. legend, ZHITR · C RE + DY, bust of coarse style with oval eye, pellet in front, cross pommée behind, wishbone ornament on neck, rev. FEREIII MO DNE, pellet in each angle, 1.32g/12h (Dolley A3/c; Roth, pl. iii, 52, this coin; SCBI BM 70ff; SCBI Ulster 96; Lane 35ff; S 6125; DF 23). Images courtesy of DNW.
Provenance: The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins (Marvin Lessen), ex B. Roth Collection, Part II, Sotheby Auction, 14-17 October 1918, lot 397 (part); bt Spink December 1966.