Coins of Germany Prussia, Otto von Bismarck wearing military spiked helmet Pickelhaube, Silver Mourning Thaler Coin of Obverse: Bust of Otto von Bismarck wearing a cuirassier officer's metal Pickelhaube
The Vikings did not always set out with war in mind. Finds of large cargo ships and wealthy trading towns give a more nuanced picture of the period. It was a time in which trading in everything from slaves to silk and iron flourished. Finds of Arabic silv
COIN FROM EDWARD THE CONFESSOR'S REIGN / Edward the Confessor, son of Æthelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy, was one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England and is usually regarded as the last king of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 to
Key Date: century Culture: German Medium: Gilt bronze Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze Credit Line: Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1887 Accession Number: Not on view Provenance Terms related to this artwork
Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.