Poland new 20-złoty Jan Długosz numismatic product (BNP819a) confirmed

To commemorate the 600th anniversary of the birth of Jan Długosz (priest, historian, writer, geographer, and diplomat), the National Bank of Poland will begin selling 30,000 new numismatic products beginning on 24 August 2015. Designed by Andrzej Heidrich, the note features a Quick Recognition Code at lower left front. This code is engraved by laser on the surface of the special cotton-based paper substrate. When scanned with an Internet-enabled mobile device, the code goes to a web site which tells the story of this note.

BNP819 (P188): 20 złotych (US$5.00)

Brown, green, gold, and violet. Front: Polish text; 1415 as registration device; open book; coat of arms with crowned eagle; Jan Długosz. Back: Polish text; Wieniawa coat of arms; Wawel Cathedral in Kraków; stained glass window. Solid security thread with demetalized 20 ZŁ. Watermark: Shield with crowned eagle. Printer: (Polska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych). 138 x 69 mm. Paper. 

a. 28 STYCZNIA 2015. Sig. 17: Belka/Oles.
Prefix JD. Intro: 24.08.2015.
Note in plain folder.

Courtesy of Jan Bogus and Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online).

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