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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


Sir Robert Abdy (Biographical details)

Sir Robert Abdy (collector; British; Male; 1688 - 1748)

Also known as

Abdy, Robert


Collector. Baronet. His collection of coins was sold at auction (Sotheby 14 June 1841 [5 days]).