According to a Polish-language press release dated 29 July 2013, Narodowy Bank Polski plans to issue its first polymer banknote in 2014 on the 100th anniversary of the Polish Legions. 30,000 notes will be sold as numismatic products featuring the portrait of Jozef Pilsudski designed by Andrzej Heidrich. Courtesy ofRead More…

According to a post on www.numizmatyczny.pl, the National Bank of Poland is issuing a new numismatic product commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in chemistry being awarded to Marie Curie. 60,000 pieces are being sold in a folder at 47 złotych each. BNP816 (P182): 20 złotych (US$5.00) BrownRead More…

The National Bank of Poland honored the 200th birthday of musician Frédéric François Chopin with a new commemorative 20-złoty (US$7.10) banknote. This note went on sale 26 February 2010 at a price of 50 złoty each. BNP815 (P181): 20 złotych (US$5.00) Black, tan, and blue. Front: Polish text; Chopin birthplaceRead More…

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the poet Julius Slowacki, the National Bank of Poland issued 80,000 new 20-zloty (US$6.90) notes on 23 September 2009. The notes were issued in a folder at a price of 29-zloty each, which makes these non-circulating numismatic products. Dated 08 STYCZNIARead More…

On 3 November 2008, the National Bank of Poland introduced a new 10-zloty note to commemorate the 90th anniversary of regaining independence. 80,000 notes were packaged in a folder and sold for PLN15. The note was engraved by Maciej Kopecki. BNP813 (P179): 10 złotych (US$2.50) Pink and orange. Front: PolishRead More…

BNP812 (P178): 50 złotych (US$12) Blue, brown, and green. Front: Polish text; coat of arms with crowned eagle; world map; John Paul II holding crucifix-topped staff; Peter’s keys. Back: Polish text; Peter’s keys; inauguration of John Paul II with cardinal Stefan Wyszynski; quotation from Letter to Poles; Jasna Góra MonasteryRead More…