Viking Gold Trade Ingots

Irish Coin Daily: Viking Gold Trade Ingot

Date: c. AD 900 – 1050 Description: Viking Gold Trade Ingot, 10th-11th century AD – a rectangular-section ingot of gold with irregular ends. Weight: 23.47 grams Length: 30mm (approx. 1 inch) Metal content Gold ~ approx. 67-69% Silver ~ approx. 29-31% Copper ~ approx. 2% Country: Ireland + Hiberno-Norse Northumbria Category: Viking Proto-Currency Gold Trading Ingot…

Gold ring money ca. 1000 BC. Ring in torques form. The body is twisted as decoration and ends in plain pointed terminals. 4,39 g. van Arsdell p. 61, 1. Cf. UBS Auction 59, Basel, 29 January 2004, lot 4006. Extremely fine.

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money

Date: c. 1000 BC Description: Gold ring money ca. 1000 BC. Ring in torques form. The body is twisted as decoration and ends in plain pointed terminals. 4,39 g. Extremely Fine (EF) Rare Country: This type of ‘proto-currency’ is found throughout Bronze Age Europe Ring Money is also found in Ireland Category: Bronze Age    Further…