1 Örtug Visby; type 45


Country Gotland
Period Anonymous (1140-1440)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1420-1440
Value 1 Örtug (1)
Currency Örtug (1280-1448)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.03 g
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes


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


Translation: Visby


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.


Translation: Coin of the city




Visby, modern-day Sweden


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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Catalog Gotland 1 Örtug (Visby; type 45)