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Large Viking Hack Silver Coinage Chopped Ingot Bar C. 9th - 10th Century 14. 61 G

Large Viking Hack Silver Coinage Chopped Ingot Bar C.  9th - 10th Century 14.  61 G British photo   Category : Antiquities > British
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Known Information
Category : Antiquities > BritishItem Id: 195509
Period: Anglo-Saxon (c.600 - 1066)Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Metal: Silver
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SIZE24mm x 13mm x 9mm
WEIGHT14.61 grams
DATEc. 9th - 10th century A.D.
MATERIALSilver
This is a good example of an ancient Viking ' hack-silver ' coinage, dating to the 9th - 10th century
This piece is made from a silver bar or ingot, chopped up for use as currency
Imported coins and fragments of coins were also used for the same purpose
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