A 'cast' Viking Silver Trade Ingot, c. 800-1000 AD – a sub-rectangular in plan and ovate in section, and tapering to a rounded point at each end. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Viking Silver Trade Ingot (Cast)

Date: c. 800-1000 AD   Description: A ‘cast’ Viking Silver Trade Ingot, c. 800-1000 AD – a sub-rectangular in plan and ovate in section, and tapering to a rounded point at each end, the ‘upper’ sides are almost smooth while the underside displays numerous cast marks and striations. Features two deep, nearly parallel cuts to…

Viking Silver Trade Ingot, 10th-11th century AD - A rectangular-section ingot of silver with irregular ends.

Irish Coin Daily: Viking Silver Trade Ingot (Hammered)

Date: c. 950 – 1050 AD Description: A ‘hammered’ Viking Silver Trade Ingot, 10th-11th century AD – a rectangular-section ingot of silver with irregular ends. This ingot has been ‘worked’ into its current shape / dimensions via hammering on an anvil, i.e. flattened, elongated profile. Weight: 11 grams Length: 70mm (approx. 2.75 inches) Country: Ireland Category:…