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Early medieval Viking iron / copper-alloy barrel-shaped trade weights - 25 mm

Lot reference 12935949
Early medieval Viking iron / copper-alloy barrel-shaped trade weights - 25 mm

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$95 Bidder 3476
09-09-2017 17:33:32
$71 Bidder 3476
08-09-2017 20:37:29

9th-11th century AD - Northern Europe

Two Viking barrel-shaped weights, iron with a copper-alloy casing, one with a star symbol and one with circle-dot decoration.

Weights used in the viking period were often based on the Byzantine system and were made with an iron core and copper-alloy shell. Decoration in the form of circle-dot decoration and other designs may have helped the user to identify the required weight from a series.

Material: iron with a copper-alloy casing.
Weight:

Star: 38,89 grams
Circle-dot: 36,46 grams

Date: Early Medieval, 9th-11th century AD
Measurement: Star: 25 x 18 mm circle-dot: 22 x 16 mm
Condition: Extremely fine condition

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Provenance: The Supplier warrants that it has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
From a private Latvian collection acquired in the last years.

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