As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. bad silver, opp. to skírt silfr; þrim tigum sinna skal b. vega móti gulli, tíu sinnum skírt silfr móti gulli, 732. 16: the proportion of bad to pure silver is thus as three to one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅ-ᛋᛁᛚᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements