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Swedish Geocoin 02
SG02 - Birka
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Name: Birka Geocoin
Item: SG02
Size: 2" (50.8 x 50.8 3.5 mm)
Description:
Trackable at geocaching.com with own icon.
Custom prefix "SE".

Birka; Swedens first Viking town.
Outmost ring: Symbols found on objects in Birka excavations.
Big outer ring: Map of Birka with the name of saint Ansgar and the island name Björkö in runic alphabeth. By the viking ship the viking symbol for the sun.
Blue ring: Birka in runic alphabeth.
Center of the coin: Mjölner; the hammer of the Thunder god Thor. The Birka cross

A young monk named Ansgar arrived in Birka in the year 830 to spread the Christian gospels. Many of the inhabitants were baptised and there was a small church in the town. Nevertheless, most of the people in Birka were heathens.
Veight: 64 gr (with coin flip)

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Namn
: Birka Geocoin
Benämning: SG02
Storlek: 50.8 x 50.8 x 3.5 mm 
Beskrivning:
Spårbar på geocaching.com med egen ikon.
Myntet har symboler från föremål som hittats vid utgrävningarna av Birka.
Mynten har custom prefix "SE" för Sverige.
Vikt: 64 gr (med fodral)

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