Silver Ingot

A Viking Age silver ingot

A cast silver ingot of typical Viking type. The photograph shows it alongside a lead gaming piece of a type that is increasingly being found within the Danelaw.

Object Type

Bullion

Date

circa 850 — 1000

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Collection

Viking Objects

Keywords

bullion, ingot, Leicestershire, silver, trade, Viking

Further information

This object is related to Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire.
Find out about Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire.

Acknowledgements

Image (c) British Museums Trust, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme