The Vegvísir Guides the Way Through the Storm "...if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known." —Huld Manuscript The Vegvísir, or Norse compass, is an Icelandic magical stave, which, according to the Huld manuscript, protects one from losing their way in bad weather.The vikings used the word "hafvilla" or "bewildered" which means to have no sense of direction or be lost at sea. We created this coin to help guide us through modern moments of hafvilla. • Bronze coin is about 32 grams struck from solid bronze. • Silver coin is 1oz of pure silver. Coins are struck one at a time in the USA using antique machinery and traditional coining techniques. Coin artwork by Woody Maringer. © Shire Post Mint. All rights reserved.