Seller: ancientcoinsco (595) 99.6%, Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 223686292552 Hacksilver or hacksilber, are fragments of cut and bent silver items treated as bullion, either for ease of carrying before melting down for re-use, or simply used as currency by weight. It was common in trade until the first century B.C. and again in the middle ages with the Vikings. Also, known as (irregularly cut silver) are broken pieces of silver ingots, jewelry and varia used as currency or money. Material in this form was weighed on scales against standardized weights for the purposes of exchange or payment before and after the development of coinages. In addition to ingots and pieces of jewelry, many of these hacksilber hoards included cut fragments of archaic and classical coins. Great coins at a great price! Make an offer! ***FREE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING FOR ALL "BUY IT NOW" ITEMS!!!*** COMBINED SHIPPING AVAILABLE! AUTHENTICITY GUARANTEED - Longtime dealer and collector! FOLLOW ME + Check out my other items! *My reputation is extremely important to me. If you're unhappy with your purchase please contact me before leaving feedback!!!