This is an ancient Scandinavian silver bracelet, dating to the 8th - 10th century A.D. The bracelet is formed from a rod of silver, the ends hammered to form spayed terminals. This type of bracelet was popular throughout the Scandinavian Iron-Age, being found in treasure hoards and as single losses. This example is in excellent condition with good metal, so likely once kept in a hoard deposit or a river find.
CULTURE: Viking Iron-Age
DATE: c. 8th - 10th century A.D.
SIZE: 55mm x 57mm x 3mm x 6mm
WEIGHT: 8.22 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection
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