Brooch, Vendel Copper alloy with gilding; cm) This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.
Viking "VEGVISIR, and Guardians" design. The term "Vegvisir" means "Signpost" in icelandic, and it is interpreted to symbolise a compass, or a magical sign that helps you to always find the right way. But nobody knows the true meaning for sure.
Coin from one of the Northumbrian reigns of Eric Bloodaxe. "Eric Haraldsson (died nicknamed ‘Bloodaxe’ (blóðøx), was a Scandinavian ruler. He is thought to have had short-lived terms as King of Norway and twice as King of Northumbria (c.