1 Örtug Visby; type 23

Features

Country Gotland (Sweden)
Ruling authority Anonymous (1140-1440)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1361
Value 1 Örtug (1)
Currency Örtug (1280-1448)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.44 g
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 145156
Numista (https://numista.com)
References HaljakGot# 60
Gunnar Haljak; 2014. Classical Örtugs from Gotland = Klassiska Gotlandska örtugar. Self-published, Tallinn, Latvia.

Obverse

Ram without halo and with dotted body walking left while facing right, all with a lined flag behind and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: WISBYCENSIS

Translation: Visby

Reverse

Tree with the top leaves pointing up and out, the bottom leaves pointing down and out, and ending in stump roots, all surrounded by legend.

Lettering: MONETA · CIVITATIS

Translation: Coin of the city

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Visby, Sweden

Comments

Determining which type of Gotlandic örtug a specific piece is can be difficult due to how subtle some differences are. For some help with identification, try using the Single-access Key to Identifying your Gotlandic Örtugs.

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