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10 złotych POLAND (1970) We Were - We Are - We Will Be

10 złotych 1970 - We Were - We Are - We Will Be - Polish coins (PRL)
10 złotych 1970 - We Were - We Are - We Will Be - Coins of Poland
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
28.0 mm 9.5 g 2.15 mm CuNi
eagle - Coat of Arms, on its breast shield with eagle as it was Coat of Arms in 14th century; the shield divides face value: 10 / ZŁ (ZŁOTYCH); along the top edge: • POLSKA • RZECZPOSPOLITA • LUDOWA • (People's Republic of Poland); along the bottom edge year of issue: 1970
border marker with Coat of Arms, below it dates: 1945-1970; on the right side Coats of Arms of towns from Regained Lands (starting from the top: Koszalin, Gdańsk, Szczecin, Olsztyn, Zielona Góra, Wrocław, Opole); along the top edge: BYLIŚMY • JESTEŚMY • BĘDZIEMY (We were, we are, we will be)
issue date:
9 V 1970
withdrawal date:
1 I 1978
Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz
Mint Mark Mennica Państwowa (The State Mint), Warsaw (mint mark on the obverse under eagle's left foot)
1970 2 000 000
interesting facts:
This coin commemorates 25th anniversary of establishing Polish control over so called Regained Lands. This term marked German territories of today's Northern and Western Poland, which used to be under Polish influence for shorter or longer time in history. These lands were attached to Poland in result of the decision of Soviet leader Josef Stalin after the World War II.
last update: 25 I 2013

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