- Museum number
- Hoard: The Cuerdale Hoard
Fragment of a silver sheet-band arm-ring, comprising part of one tapering edge. The front face is decorated with an elaborate stamped design incorporating opposed triangles, bars, rectangles containing pellets and rings. The fragment is flattened and worn. Six nicks are visible.
- Production date
905 (deposited circa)
Width: 13 - 15 millimetres
Length: 20 millimetres
Weight: 2.17 grammes
Thickness: 1 millimetres
- Curator's comments
XRF analysis established a metal content of 98% silver, 1.6% copper, 0.2% tin and 0.2% gold (BMRL File 5935, undertaken by Janet Lang in 1991).
For comment from Graham-Campbell 1980 see 1841,0711.1.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2018, 31 Mar-8 Jul, Southport, The Atkinson, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
2017-2018 24 Nov-4 Mar, Nottingham, University of Nottingham Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
2017 19 May-5 Nov, York, Yorkshire Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
2015-2017 20 Mar- 20 Mar, Falmouth, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Viking Voyagers LT Loan
2013 21 Jun-30 Nov, Denmark, Copenhagen, National Museum of Denmark, Viking
1992 26 Dec-1993 14 Mar, Denmark, Copenhagen, Nationalmuseet, Vikings and Christians
1992 1 Sep-15 Nov, Germany, Berlin, Altes Museum, Wikinger, Waräger, Normannen. Die Skandinavier und Europa 800-1200
1992 1 Apr-20 Jul, France, Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Les Vikings... Les Scandinaves et l’Europe 800-1200
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented through the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number