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10 złotych POLAND (1966) 7 Centuries of Warsaw - Sigismund's Column

10 złotych 1966 7 Centuries of Warsaw - Sigismund's Column - Polish coins (PRL) Edge of 10 złotych 1966 7 Centuries of Warsaw - Sigismund's Column - Polish coins (PRL)
10 złotych 1966 7 Centuries of Warsaw - Sigismund's Column - Coins of Poland
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
28.0 mm 9.5 g 2.15 mm CuNi
obverse:
eagle - Coat of Arms; along the top edge: • POLSKA • RZECZPOSPOLITA • LUDOWA • (People's Republic of Poland); along the bottom edge year of issue: 1966
reverse:
Warsaw column of king Sigismund III Vasa, in the background V-formation of birds; on the left face value: 10, on the right: ZŁOTYCH; below the column: VII • WIEKÓW • WARSZAWY (7 centuries of Warsaw)
edge:
plain with concave lettering: W DWUSETNĄ ROCZNICĘ MENNICY WARSZAWSKIEJ (for 200th anniversary of Warsaw Mint)
issue date:
12 XI 1966
withdrawal date:
1 I 1978
designer:
Jerzy Jarnuszkiewicz
mint:
Mint Mark Mennica Państwowa (The State Mint), Warsaw (mint mark on the obverse under eagle's left foot)
mintage:
1966 102 000
interesting facts:
The column of king Sigismund III Vasa was originally constructed in 1644 in front of Warsaw castle. After exactly 300 years it was destroyed by Germans, but reconstructed in 1949.

The column of king Sigismund III Vasa
last update: 25 I 2013

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