VIKING COIL RING, 9TH-11TH CENTURY AD, SIZE 10 3/4
Size 10 3/4. Gilt bronze. Rounded circular section band in 1 1/4 turns (1/4 diameter overlap), to 4.4mm maximum width. The coil or helix was a favorite form for Vikings and evidently held supernatural significance to them. Textured from burial. Sound wearable condition and professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored. Gift boxed with a certification of authenticity.