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Collector banknotes

The Centenary of the Formation of the Polish Legions

On 5 August 2014, Narodowy Bank Polski is putting into circulation a collector note “The Centenary of the Formation of the Polish Legions” with the face value of 20 zł.

The front of the banknote features the image of Marshal Józef Piłsudski.

The back of the banknote depicts images of the Grand Cross (with Star) of the Order of Virtuti Militari awarded to Marshal Józef Piłsudski, as well as the badge of the First Brigade of the Polish Legions and the eagle badge of the Polish Legions.

The banknote commemorating the centenary of the formation of the Polish Legions is the first polymer (plastic) banknote issued by NBP, featuring a hologram depicting Belvedere Palace.

Images of the banknote

Obverse design
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Reverse design
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  • Note designer: Andrzej Heidrich
  • Engraver: Krystian Michalczuk
  • Face value: 20 zł
  • Dimensions: 147 x 67 mm
  • Volume: up to 50,000 pcs

The banknotes, commissioned by NBP, were manufactured by the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW S.A). All coins and banknotes issued by NBP are legal tender in Poland.


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