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50 złotych POLAND (1983) Jan III Sobieski

50 złotych 1983 Jan III Sobieski - Polish coins (PRL)
50 złotych 1983 Jan III Sobieski - Coins of Poland
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
30.5 mm 11.7 g 2.15 mm CuNi
obverse:
eagle - Coat of Arms divides the year of issue: 1983; along the top edge: - POLSKA RZECZPOSPOLITA LUDOWA - (People's Republic of Poland); along the bottom edge face value: ZŁ 50 ZŁ (ZŁOTYCH)
reverse:
bust of King of Poland en face; along the top edge: 300 LAT ODSIECZY WIEDEŃSKIEJ (300 years of relief of Vienna); along the bottom edge: JAN III SOBIESKI 1674-1696
edge:
reeded
issue date:
6 V 1983
withdrawal date:
1 I 1995
designer:
Anna Jarnuszkiewicz, Stanisława Wątróbska-Frindt (monogram over king's right shoulder on the reverse)
mint:
Mint Mark Mennica Państwowa (The State Mint), Warsaw (mint mark on the obverse under eagle's left foot)
mintage:
1983 2 576 000
interesting facts:
Jan III Sobieski (1629-1696) - King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1674. Commander of the army composed of Polish-Lithuanian and Habsburg soldiers in the victorious Battle of Vienna against the Ottoman Empire army in 1683.

Imaginary portrait of Jan Sobieski by painter Jan Matejko.

Jan III Sobieski
last update: 25 I 2013

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