Mystery Hacksilver

A fragment of hacksilver from an unidentified object

A fragment of silver  from an unidentified object. The piece has been pierced at one end but may have come from an armring or other piece of jewellery. As hacksilver, it would have been used to pay for items by weight of silver.

Object Type

Hacksilver

Date

circa 700 — 1100

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

The Collection, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Keywords

bullion, Danelaw, hacksilver, Lincolnshire, silver, trade, unidentified

Further information

You can see the original at The Collection, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

This object is related to Brampton, Lincolnshire.
Find out about Brampton, Lincolnshire.

Acknowledgements

Image (c) West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme