Lot 1086: Viking Double-Band Twisted Ring
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A silver hoop formed of two twisted bands with rotated coils in herringbone fashion, conjoined at the rear to a single block. See Hårdh, B. Silver in the Viking Age. A Regional-Economic Study, Acta Archaeologica Lundensia, no.25, Stockholm, 1996 for discussion. 11 grams, 29mm overall, 22.56mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z+1 1/2, USA 13 1/4, Europe 30.81, Japan 29) (1 1/4"). From an old German collection, formed in the 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.