First Reign, 941 – 944. Silver, 1.14 grams. 20.01 mm. Obverse: Triquetra, +ANLAF CVNVNC II. Reverse: Standard, +PARMAN MONET. Minted in the city of York. Ref: North 540, Spink 1020. Recorded with the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as: EMC: 2020-0310.
Broken when found and professionally restored. A rare issue of a king that ruled over Northumbria and Dublin, his reign spanned 40 years. He was a renowned warrior and ruthless pillager of churches, but ended his days in retirement at Iona Abbey.