Viking Era

Tidbits on money and fighting in the Viking Age

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Fun article on Viking coinage and more tidbits on fighting techniques. Coins in the Viking Era Some background on striking coins during the Viking era can be found at The Viking Network. Article dated 6/21/15 explained Vikings in Norway make their own Coins. First silver coins flowing into Scandinavia were Arabic dirhems. Later pennies from […]

Viking Era

Overview of silver and coin usage in Viking Era

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Short overview of the evolution of the means of exchange during Viking Era can be found in Viking Currency, an article by Dani Trynoski at Medievalists.net. A basic economic concept to remember: part of the definition of money is a means of exchange and store of value. A silver armband, brooch, or coin can be […]