A Solid Silver Viking Islamic Dirham Trading Coins.
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A rare viking solid silver dirham trading coin. This item which dates to circa 10th century AD, is in wonderful allover condition.It is of Islamic origin and would have been traded or plundered by the vikings on the passage to the east.
It is well known and researched that these coins appeared as pendants and we're integrated into viking jewellery in the 9th -10th century when viking ships arrived in Britain.
|Period / Style
||2.3 CM IN Dia.
||This item is for sale at The Antiques Centre York
Item Code SN8634