Viking Traded 'Cross with Trefoils' Barrel-Shaped Weight 025687

Viking Traded 'Cross with Trefoils' Barrel-Shaped Weight 025687
Viking Traded 'Cross with Trefoils' Barrel-Shaped Weight
Copper-alloy, 99 grams, 30.66 mm. 11th century AD. A cast barrel-shaped Byzantine type weight with punched-point detail to the flat faces. The upper face bears four concentric rings of punched-points surrounding an incised cross with trefoils of punched pellets at the end of each arm. The underside is partly encrusted with a ferrous accretion, but shows similar punched-point concentric rings and a 'D' incised shape. Reference: Weber, K. Byzantinishe Münzgewichte Materialkorpus für 1-Nomisma-Gewichte, Schwelm, 2009. Very fine condition. Provenance: found Wiltshire, UK.

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