Viking Age Silver Found In Southern Jutland

Yesterday Danish archaeologists announced that approximately 165 silver coins have been recovered in a field near town of Haderslev, in southern Jutland.

The find is significant because it includes a mix English, German and Danish coins – further indications of the trading and international contacts of the time. Also, some of the coins have image of Canute the Great, the Danish ruler of the North Sea Empire in the early eleventh century!

Excavations were set to continue – and more finds are expected.

Read more: (in Danish)


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