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A Hedeby Birka Coin (reverse)

unknown9th Century

The Royal Coin Cabinet

The Royal Coin Cabinet

The small hole at the top of the coin indicates that it was used as a pendant at some stage. If the coin was fabricated as a monetary unit or as a talisman/pendant is unscertain.

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  • Title: A Hedeby Birka Coin (reverse)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 9th Century
  • Location Created: Hedeby, Denmark
  • Physical Dimensions: diam. 1.8 cm
  • Type: Coin
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: National Historical Museums

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