Example: "The Hobbit" - Troll Hoard Sword inscriptions

In "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" Tolkien left no examples of Angerthas Daeron. But early in "The Hobbit", while searching through a Troll hoard, Bilbo, Gandalf and Thorin find three swords that are inscribed with ancient High Elven runes. These runes were probably Angerthas Daeron.

Here are attempts at re-creating these inscriptions using Angerthas Daeron:


"The Hobbit" by J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN 0-395-28265-9

"The Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien
Volume III, "The Return of the King", Appendix E
ISBN 0-395-27221-1

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