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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Steve Atwood (Biographical details)

Steve Atwood (shop/business; British; Male; 2013; active)

Also known as

Atwood, Steve


Landowner on whose land an Iron Age coin die was found. Sold the die to the Museum in 2014, with the finder Mr Jonathan Barrett.