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10 złotych POLAND (1959-1965) Nicolaus Copernicus

10 złotych 1959-1965 Nicolaus Copernicus - Polish coins (PRL)
10 złotych 1959-1965 Nicolaus Copernicus - Coins of Poland
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
31.0 mm 12.9 g 2.15 mm CuNi
eagle - Coat of Arms divides the year of issue; along the top edge: • POLSKA RZECZPOSPOLITA LUDOWA • (People's Republic of Poland), along the bottom edge face value: ZŁ 10 ZŁ (ZŁOTYCH)
bust of Polish astronomer facing slightly right; along the left edge: MIKOŁAJ, along the right edge: KOPERNIK; at the edge a ring of four cereal ears
issue date:
1 VII 1959
withdrawal date:
1 I 1995
Józef Gosławski (monogram JG over Copernicus' left shoulder on the reverse)
Mint Mark Mennica Państwowa (The State Mint), Warsaw (mint mark on the obverse under eagle's left foot in 1965)
1959 12 558 855 no mint mark
1965 3 000 000
interesting facts:
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) - astronomer, mathematician, creator of heliocentric theory, which he published in a book titled De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres).

Nicolaus Copernicus

Banknotes with face value: 1000 PLZ from the time of People's Republic showing Nicolaus Copernicus.

Banknote with face value: 1000 złotych PRL

Banknote with face value: 1000 złotych PRL
last update: 25 I 2013

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