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Lot 0547
9th-12th century AD. A silver round-section bracelet with sliding closure, amuletic charms comprising two rolled silver dirhem coins, a 'firesteel' pendant, a beaded ring with two miniature hammers. Cf. Korshun, V.E. Yazcheskye Priveski Drevnei Rusi X-XIV Vekov, volume I, Moscow, 2012, p. 29, Fig. 4, items 1-10; Arbman, H. Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, plate 104, items 2-6; Montelius, O. Sveriges Forntid: Atlas I, Stockholm, 1874, plate 174, items 624-627, plate 177, item 638. 24.3 grams, 11.5cm (4 1/2"). Property of a professional collector; acquired before 1990.

Condition

Fine condition.

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Viking Silver Bracelet with Thor's Hammers

Estimate £600 - £800Sep 03