Anlaf Sihtricsson penny

The “Raven Banner” Penny is a coin of the Norse-Gael Olaf Sihtricson (Anlaf Sihtricsson). The obverse has a Triquetra surrounded by the legend: ANLAF CVNVNC II.

CVNVNC is the Old Norse word Konungr, meaning King, written in the Latin alphabet. As such, it is one of the earliest surviving texts of Old Norse in the Latin alphabet

The reverse has a raven banner surrounded by: FARMAN MONET meaning moneyer Farman

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