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Lot 0442
9th-11th century AD. A silver amuletic pendant group on a suspension ring comprising: a crescentic plaque with twisted wire finials, punched annulet detailing; a miniature knife with punched triangles to the back; two miniature firesteels, each a rod with coiled wire finial; a hammer and suspension ring with punched triangles and points to one face. Cf. Arbman, H. Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, pl.104, items 2-6.17 grams, 90mm (3 1/2"). Property of a professional collector; acquired before 1990.


Very fine condition.

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Silver Pendant with Thor's Hammer & Amulets

Estimate £1,200 - £1,700Feb 20, 2018