THE ELDER FUTHARK
This is the oldest Futhark – the European common heritage. We don’t know for sure when or by who it is originated, but it might be among Germanic tribes in the beginning of our era.
The Elder Futhark has 24 runes. This “runic alphabet” got its name after the sound of what is traditionally held to be the six first runes in this “alphabet”:
F – U – Þ – A – R – K