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1 Örtug Visby; type 32

Features

Country Gotland
(Sweden)
Period Anonymous (1140-1440)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1373-1380
Value 1 Örtug (1)
Currency Örtug (1280-1448)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.27 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References HaljakGot# 82
Classical örtugs from Gotland: Klassiska Gotlandska örtugar
by Gunnar Haljak
(Tallinn, 2014)

Obverse

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

Lettering: WISBYCENSIS

Translation: Visby

Reverse

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

Lettering: MONETA · CIVITATS

Translation: Coin of the city

Edge

Smooth.

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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1373-1380) 

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1 Örtug (Visby; type 32)