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Scandinavian Viking silver finger ring


Code: 11235

This is an ancient Scandinavian Viking silver finger ring dating to the 8th - 10th century A.D. The ring is formed from a hammered sheet of silver, with a broad bezel, graduating to a wirework hoop closed with a slip-knot. This type of ring was popular in Scandinavia as well as Saxon England. Recorded examples can be seen ESS-9CB5B8NLM-FC0D13SWYOR-56EA98SF-E58167 etc. This example is intact but in excavated condition.

OBJECT: Finger Ring


DATE: c. 8th - 10th century A.D.


RING SIZE:  7  (US)     O   (UK)

SIZE: 21.54mm x 19.73mm x 3mm (bezel 6.12mm wide)

WEIGHT: 1.10 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Tallinn. Estonia.