Check out our silver viking age coins selection for the very best in unique or Rare Ancient Viking Silver Pendant-Amulet / Norse Jewelry / Archaeological Find. The main Anglo-Saxon kingdoms each had their own coinage, and the wealth of Anglo-Saxon England was probably. We offer a number of authentic Viking coin reproductions of historical currency used primarily by the Vikings, Normans, and Anglo-Saxons.
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At the time the Cuerdale hoard was the largest such hoard of Viking silver discovered and remained so until the end of the 20th century. Almost all the coins that carry the name of a ruler were issued in the name of kings, rather than jarls or earls. They quickly cordoned off the area for investigation and soon discovered three large deposits, two of silver and one of bronze. Film clips Barter and coinage Coins were used throughout Viking times in the Nordic Countries but their significance and use changed with time. The minting was likely resumed under the reign of King Canute I. The coins we find, and the places we find them, can tell us a great deal about how societies developed, how people and goods moved around the globe and when various civilisations came into contact with each other. Such payments were also common in the ninth century, and both Anglo-Saxon and Frankish chronicles are full of references to rulers 'making peace' with the raiders.