Silver Arm Ring Fragment (SWYOR-58AFB4)

A silver arm-ring fragment found in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

A fragment of an Early Medieval silver decorated arm ring with triangular punches each with a pellet in the centre.  The object may represent hacksilver, but as it is broken rather than cut, this is not certain.

Object Type

Armring

Date

circa 800 — 1000

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

armring, bullion, Economy, hacksilver, jewellery, metal_working, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, silver, trade, Viking

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

Acknowledgements

(c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme