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Hoard find from Vester Vedsted

The hoard from Vester Vedsted was found near Ribe and includes neck and arm rings, a brooch, pendants, a chain, bars, silver beads and silver fragments. The gold rings and silver bars have been weighed off so they correspond to units in ører, weighing respectively 8, 4.2 and 24.5 grammes. The find also includes Arab silver coins, the latest of which is from 913-42. The hoard was buried in the last half of the tenth century.

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