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Viking Gold Scutiform Ring

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 561

Estimate
GBP (£) 4,500 - 6,000
EUR (€) 5,090 - 6,790
USD ($) 6,280 - 8,370
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £5,635

VIKING GOLD SCUTIFORM RING

9th-11th century AD. A substantial gold finger ring with lozengiform bezel developing from the hoop, formed from a single cast bar; the narrow ends of the bar twisted over each other; the hoop decorated with sub-triangular and pellet-in-triangle punchmarks; the bezel formed with a central boss surrounded by subtriangular and chevron punchmarks. Gold, 17.53 grams, 26 mm external diameter (approximate size UK: Y, USA: 12; Europe: 27.51; Japan: 26).

Condition
Extremely fine condition. Extremely rare.

Provenance
Ex Stark collection.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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