Lot 1059: Viking Gold Dinar Coin Pendant
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8th-9th century AD. A gold pendant of a Abbasid caliphate dinar coin with ridged and pelleted suspension loop above. 4.51 grams, 24mm (1"). From an important London collection formed before 1980. Islamic coins were traded across the Viking world and have been discovered as grave goods or in hoards (both coins and as jewellery items) in Scandinavia and the Baltic area.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition.