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Three silver coins dating from early C9th, thought to have been made at Hedeby in Demark and found at a Viking market-place in Sweden. Longboats can be seen on two of the coins. Two of these Viking silver coins have pictures of ships stamped on them.

*Three silver coins dating from early thought to have been made at Hedeby in Demark and found at a Viking market-place in Sweden. Longboats can be seen on two of the coins. Two of these Viking silver coins have pictures of ships stamped on them .

Baron Gerard Tourni/Tourney of Normandy France, who later became Sir Thomas Sanford of England (after the battle of Hastings), is descended from the same Viking/Norse family line/house as Prince Rollo.

I& a little wary of posting an infographic from the History Channel, notorious for rarely doing its history homework, not to mention all its ancient alien programming posing as real science, and they should have done spellcheck first

Överhogdal tapestries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Life meets art: This scene from the Överhogdal tapestries depicts one of the Viking's famous longships

Pendant. Shows the characteristic helmet of the Vendel and early Viking period, with the raised eyebrow guards and the beak on the forehead. Country of Origin: Sweden. Culture: Viking. Date/Period: 10th C. Place of Origin: Ostergotland. Material Size: silver. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm . Location: 18.

Pendant - shows the characteristic helmet of the Vendel and early Viking period, with the raised eyebrow guards and the beak on the forehead) -

Viking coin with Raven  10th Century CE. York, England.  Minted by Anlaf (Olaf) Guthfrithsson

How FUNtastic! I want to use Raven Money too! :) Viking coin with Raven Century CE.

Detail of an ornamental head, from a sledge in the Oseburg burial (wood)

Vikings: Detail of an ornamental head, from a sledge in the Oseburg burial (wood) cent.

"Scheibenfibel im Borrestil - original The second of the great Viking-style is called Borre style and takes its name from the famous grave sites of Borre in Vestfold Norway, which dates from the 9th to the 10th century. The Borre style represents the second phase of the Nordic Cross animal style and was quite prevalent especially in the East Scandinavia." (quote - Google tranlate)

"Scheibenfibel im Borrestil - original The second of the great Viking-style is called Borre style and takes its name from the famous grave sites of Borre in Vestfold Norway, which dates from the 9th to the 10th century. The Borre style represents the second phase of the Nordic Cross animal style and was quite prevalent especially in the East Scandinavia." (quote - Google tranlate)

Pendant, female figurine. Silver. The figurine portrays a female figure interpreted as a valkyrie. Sibble, Grödinge, Södermanland, Sweden.  SHM 20672

“ Pendant, Valkyrie Female figurine Silver Findspot: Sibble, Grödinge, Södermanland, Sweden The figurine portrays a female figure interpreted as a Valkyrie ”

Norse Mythology ~ Viking Knotwork

Norse Mythology ~ Viking Knotwork

Viking Clothing Ewing valkyrie 4 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Viking Clothing Ewing valkyrie 4 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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