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archaicwonder: “ A coin of Anlaf (Olaf) III Guthfrithsson, King of Jorvik AD The bird is either a raven or an eagle. The letters ANLAF CUNUNC (‘King Olaf’) are in the Old Norse language.

Charm - Modeled from the Lillbjärs picture stone found in Stenkyrka, Gotland, Sweden, the inscription on the back is Frigga's blessing to Odin "Unharmed go forth, Unharmed return, Unharmed safe home.

charm - modeled from the Lillbjärs picture stone found in Stenkyrka, Gotland, Sweden-- the inscription on the back is Frigga's blessing to Odin "Unharmed go forth, Unharmed return, Unharmed safe home"

Bronze disk brooch.  This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age.

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.

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.

Anglo-Viking Penny; North Yorkshire, England Found in the Vale of York Viking Hoard. St Martin Sword/Cross series. Minted in: Lincoln Medium: Silver

North Yorkshire, England Found in the Vale of York Viking Hoard. Minted in: Lincoln Medium: Silver

Elizabethan recoinage medal  Early in the reign of Elizabeth I, in the aftermath of the debasements inflicted on the coinage during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, a recoinage was undertaken that was aimed at restoring faith in the fineness of the coins.

Discover the origins of the Elizabethan recoinage medal and its importance in restoring faith in the fineness of the coins.

A gold coin of Queen Elizabeth I of England, featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

A gold coin of Queen Elizabeth I of England, featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Silver coin (obverse) from Anglo Saxon Vale of York Viking Hoard. (British Museum)

Silver coin (obverse) from Anglo Saxon Vale of York Viking Hoard. (British Museum) says "London"

Coin from one of the Northumbrian reigns of Eric Bloodaxe. "Eric Haraldsson (died 954), nicknamed ‘Bloodaxe’ (blóðøx), was a 10th-century Scandinavian ruler. He is thought to have had short-lived terms as King of Norway and twice as King of Northumbria (c. 947–948 and 952–954)."

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.

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