Viking treasure found near Arlanda - Viking treasure was probably not originally intended for nerds, but we pwn it now

Viking-era silver coins found in the Uppland region north of Stockholm. They appear to have been buried around 850 AD.

Saga de Ragnar Lodbrock – Saga de Ragnar Lodbrock – Descubre música en Last.fm

Saga de Ragnar Lodbrock – Saga de Ragnar Lodbrock – Descubre música en Last.fm

Viking coins they had a common money used for their trade. Their money is only central to them though.

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.

L'Anse aux Meadows - around 1000 AD, a group of Vikings became the first European settlers in North America, as evidenced by the ruins of their settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows.

L'Anse aux Meadows - around 1000 AD, a group of Vikings became the first European settlers in North America, as evidenced by the ruins of their settlement at L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, CANADA

RUNIC CALENDAR

Norwegian calendar stave from National Museum, Denmark. Based on Seasons, time to sow, time to harvest, It's all about the weather/the earth/ also rituals surrounding those types of things.

Viking treasures at the Historiska Museet

Viking treasures at the Historiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Viking coins and jewelry found in the U.K. Put on display in the British Museum.

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A hoard of artefacts including more than 200 coins, ingots & pieces of silver jewellery, found buried in north Lancashire. The British Museum are examining the hoard after it was discovered in a lead pot by a metal detector enthusiast.

VIKING HORSE SHOE C.10TH-11TH CENTURY

Forged iron 4 height to fit the Icelandic pony. See The Medieval Horse and its Equipment, for a discussion of this type. These shoes were mounted with

The Fate of Greenland's Vikings.  This beautiful photo displays the Arm of Ericsfjord, on which Eric the Red had his farm.

The Fate of Greenland's Vikings. This beautiful photo displays the Arm of Ericsfjord, on which Eric the Red had his farm.

BBC The Viking Sagas - YouTube. Actually, all the sagas highlighted are Icelandic.

BBC The Viking Sagas - Hundreds of years ago in faraway Iceland the Vikings began to write down dozens of stories called sagas - sweeping narratives based on real people and real events.

In 1996 someone found  a Viking hoard at Westerklief on the former island of Wieringen, The Netherlands. The treasure contained Carolingian and Arab coins, bracelets and silver ingots, all buried in an earthenware pot. The coins date the treasure at around 850. Wieringen at that time was a part of Frisia. In 1997 some loose objects like coins and rings were found, in 1999 a second treasure , and in 2001 a third, all on the same tiny island.

In 1996 someone found a Viking hoard at Westerklief on the former island of Wieringen, The Netherlands. The treasure contained Carolingian and Arab coins, bracelets and silver ingots, all buried in an earthenware pot. The coins date the treasure at around

Attaque de vikings, miniature dans la vie de Saint-Aubin d'Angers, BNF

Piracy in Late Roman Britain: A Perspective from the Viking Age

Viging era earring with three red glass beads hanging on a ring of twisted silver wire - Found in a grave at Birka, Sweden.

Viking era chain decoration with three red glass beads hanging on a ring of twisted silver wire - Found in a grave at Birka, Sweden.

Norse Mythology - Your Source for Norse Mythology and Vikings

Nordic Religions in the Viking Age

Nordic Religions in the Viking Age

You can see the silver hoard and other hoards from the Viking Age in the exhibition about Danish Prehistory.The silver hoard from Terslev in Zealand contains 6.6 kg of silver, including 1751 coins. 1708 of the coins are of Arab origin. The latest-dated coin is from the year 944 and the hoard was buried in the second half of the tenth century. The objects are neck and arm rings, chains with toiletry accessories, costume jewellery and a drinking service.

You can see the silver hoard and other hoards from the Viking Age in the exhibition about Danish Prehistory.

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