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EUR (€) 900 - 1,130
USD ($) 990 - 1,230

Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £75 (+bp*)

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Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £75
VIKING AGE SILVER ODIN PENDANT WITH RAVENS
9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
1 in. (3.03 grams, 25.8 mm).

A discoid silver pendant with integral loop, beaded border enclosing a low-relief image of a male facing mask between two birds embraced at the necks. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Private collection formed in Europe in the 1980s.
Westminster collection, central London, UK.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Hammond, B. M., British Artefacts Volume 2 - Middle Saxon and Viking, p.57, item 1.5.3-f; Korshyn, V.E., Yazcheskye Priveski Drevnei Rusi X-XIV Vekov, Moscow, 2013, item M.2.02.

CONDITION