100th anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Prize in chemistry to Marie Skłodowska-Curie
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Prize in chemistry to Marie Skłodowska-Curie the National Bank of Poland has issued a collector banknote of the face value of 20 złoty. The banknote will be put into circulation on 25 November 2011.
Description of the banknote:
The front of the banknote features an image of Marie Skłodowska-Curie and the shape of the building of the Sorbonne in Paris.
The back of the banknote depicts an image of the medal awarded to the Nobel Prize winners, a quotation from the speech by Marie Skłodowska-Curie on radium and an image of the seat of the Radium Institute in Warsaw.
Images of the banknote
Author of the design is Agnieszka Próchniak. Author of the banknote’s steel engraving matrix is Przemysław Krajewski.
- Dimensions: 138 x 69 mm
- Volume: 60,000 pcs.
- Date of issue: 25 November 2011
The banknotes have been manufactured by the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW S.A.).
The banknote is legal tender in Poland and its face value is 20 złoty.