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  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Audy, Florent;
    Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur
    Country: Sweden

    The use of coins as pendants is a common practice in the Scandinavian Viking Age (c. AD 800–1140). About three per cent of the coins circulating in Scandinavia show signs of having been adapted for suspension, either with a small hole or a loop. Modifying coins in this ...

  • Open Access Norwegian
    Authors: 
    Eikje Ramberg, Linn;
    Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur
    Country: Sweden

    The kings of Norway issued coins on a regular basis starting in the mid-11th century, and probably conducted renovatio monetae whenever a new king came to power. As a privilege of bona regalia, the king could use coin production to serve his own interests. Economic fact...

  • Open Access English
    Authors: 
    Myrberg, Nanouschka;
    Publisher: Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur
    Country: Sweden

    Silver coin hoarding is a distinct feature of the Viking Age in some northern European areas, and these hoards convey much information about coin types and chronologies to numismatists. However, there is still no explanation of the custom itself. I argue that hoards sho...