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Scandinavian Viking decorated silver belt plate group

£150.00

Code: 11097



This is an excavated group of five Scandinavian Viking silver belt plates, dating to the 10th - 11th century. Each plate is shaped as two inverted triangles each with three pellets (similar to that found on punched silverwork). Each piece has been stamped out on a die, the backs having tiny bronze pins for attachment to a leather belt. An interesting group in good uncleaned and excavated condition.

OBJECT:  Belt plate group

CULTURE: Scandinavian Viking

DATE: c. 10th - 11th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 21mm x 16mm x 2mm +/-

WEIGHT:  3.71 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection