AR shilling of Bishop Johann Vyffhusen (1343-1373), Dorpat, Bishopric of Dorpat

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+ JOHANNES EPA THA, Bust of Johannes facing / + MONETA : THARBE, arms of the Bishop, lilly above (heredetery symbol of Johannes). 19mm, 1.30 grams. Dorpat (Tartu) mint. Fedorov "Baltic coins" #2. SKU Q202-37627

The Bishopric of Dorpat (Estonian: Tartu piiskopkond; Low German: Bisdom Dorpat; Latin: Ecclesia Tarbatensis) was a medieval principality and a catholic diocese which existed from 1224 to 1558, generally encompassing what are now Tartu, Põlva, Võru and Jõgeva counties in Estonia. The Bishopric was part of Livonian Confederation.

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