Lot 1218

A Scandinavian Viking sword with an inscribed blade, 10th century

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A92aw | Live auction | 285 Lots

Hammer price € 14,000

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Description

The sturdy, double-edged blade with shallow fullers on both sides. Originally bearing a pseudo inscription "IIIC+CIII" inlaid in iron on one side. The straight quillons with remnants of the original lavish bronze inlays. Slightly tapered tang, the mushroom-shaped pommel with remnants of bronze inlays. Length 94 cm.

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General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1286. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).