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Viking hack-gold, cut from a Carolingian imitative gold solidus

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An image of Hack-gold. Louis the Pious (814-840), ruler. Viking hack-gold, cut from a Carolingian imitative gold solidus, copying Louis the Pious (814-40), probably Frisian. Gold, struck, weight 0.9 g, diameter 13.7 mm, diameter (min) 7.6 mm, mid-9th century. Medieval. Found at Torksey, Lincs., March 2010.

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Hack-gold. Louis the Pious (814-840), ruler. Viking hack-gold, cut from a Carolingian imitative gold solidus, copying Louis the Pious (814-40), probably Frisian. Gold, struck, weight 0.9 g, diameter 13.7 mm, diameter (min) 7.6 mm, mid-9th century. Medieval. Found at Torksey, Lincs., March 2010.

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  • Accession Number: CM.163-2010
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: GFX 50S
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 918 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 549.38kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2017:10:27 02:01:45

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9th Century AD Carolingian coin coinage currency Early Medieval Fitz_CM fragment Frisian gold hack-gold hackgold Louis the Pious Medieval money solidus struck Torksey Viking

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