The workmanship is very competent and well designed. It is comparable with another four-strand version in the British Museum found at Soberton, Hampshire, in a pot containing coins of Edward the Confessor, Harold and William I that was deposited c. 1068 and a further example from Dane John, Canterbury L. Webster, 1976, "Gold ring from Dane John", Archaeologia Cantiana, 92, pp.
233-4, with references to other English finds. In England the four-strand type is more usual and such rings appear to date mainly from the early to mid-11th century, although in Scandinavia they continued in use into the 12th century and in other metals, too F.
A bold and attractive example in excavated condition. 10th - 11th century A. 11 1/8 (US) W (UK).
This item is unconditionally guaranteed to be ancient and to date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request.
The item "10th 11th century A. Viking Scandinavian braided silver finger ring size 11" is in sale since Monday, June 17, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Viking". The seller is "wear-the-past" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Sokolov Collection, Estonia