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Ingot: CM.1799-2008

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Current Location: In storage


Viking (Ascribed culture)



A (possibly complete?) ingot of rectangular cross-section bent to form a ring with overlapping ends, of cast and worked silver.


History note: Bought for £50

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey


Early Medieval
800 CE - 999 CE


Cast and worked silver

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 6.38 g
Whole Object Height 2 mm Width 5 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1799-2008
Primary reference Number: 183693
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 May 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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