Brooch, Vendel Copper alloy with gilding; cm) This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.
Viking coins uncovered in a field in North Jutland. The coins date back to around the year 990 under the reign of Harald Bluetooth and include rare ‘korsmønter’, crossed coins, that are considered to be Denmark's first national coin.
A Viking penny with an image of Thor’s hammer on the reverse, and a drawn bow and arrow (or possibly a ship) on the front. Made in 920 at the mint of Regnald, the Viking king at York. Currently held at the British Museum.
‘Sigurd’s Helmet.’ An artifact found in a pre-Viking gravesite in Sweden, it represents the mortal hero Sigurd (from the Volsunga saga from Iceland, but also known as Siegfried), a favorite of Odin and a great warrior.