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1 Örtug Visby; type 45

Features

Country Gotland
(Sweden)
Type Common coin
Years 1420-1440
Value 1 Örtug (1)
Metal Silver
Shape Round
Demonetized yes

Obverse

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

Lettering: WISBYCENSIS

Translation: Visby

Reverse

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

Lettering: MONETA · CIVITATS

Translation: Coin of the city

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Because Gotland was under Danish occupation during the early 1400s, Haljak only lists 43 types, calling these hvids. Even so, it is possible Gotland continued with their old minting ways, which is supported by most other sources. Due to that reason, and due to these suposive hvids having no major changes (like the coins that all sources agree are hvids), these coins will be listed as the 45th type of örtug.

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 (1420-1440) 

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1 Örtug (Visby; type 45)