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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


Henry Wagner (Biographical details)

Henry Wagner (Male)

Also known as

Wagner, Henry


Henry Wagner sold a group of lead medals at Christie's (22 Jan 1925, lot 60). They were purchased by George Francis Hill (q.v.) who donated them to the British Museum. The Wagner Collection.