Scandinavian Viking silver ingot bullion bar

Scandinavian Viking silver ingot bullion bar

Code: 11047

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This is an ancient Scandinavian Viking silver bullion bar, dating to the 9th - 10th century A.D. These bars were used in the bullion economy, made from melted down coins and silver objects. This bar would weigh in at around 10 Dirhams or 20 Saxon pennies. See also DUR-DFF172, SWYOR-F740C5 and CAM-D50DC2 for further discussion.

OBJECTBullion Bar

CULTUREScandinavian Viking

DATEc. 9th - 10th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver 

SIZE: 69mm x 10mm x 7mm 

WEIGHT:  28.79 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection (this is not a British find!)