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January, 2019

Poland’s Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions

By |2019-01-04T22:18:11+01:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland's Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions 2019 ENDURING SOLDIERS 'ZAPORA' The seventh coin in the 'Enduring Soldiers Accursed by the Communists' series, this range celebrates the lives of those who were killed in the communist-led purges after the end of the Second World War. It's easy to forget that the fall of Nazism didn't suddenly lead to peace across Europe and [...]

August, 2018

Poland celebrates a century of independence with seven ounce gold and silver spherical coins

By |2018-08-16T13:41:09+01:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland celebrates a century of independence with seven ounce gold and silver spherical coins A country with a tumultuous history, Poland has had empires of its own, been a vassal state, has conquered and been conquered and generally had everything except long-term stability. All that was meant to change during the First World War as the Allies agreed that Poland would be reconstituted when the war ended. [...]

June, 2018

Henry Valois is the latest ruler in Poland’s superb Treasures of Stanislaw August series

By |2018-06-28T09:48:55+01:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Gold, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Henry Valois is the latest ruler in Poland's superb Treasures of Stanislaw August series With a debut back in 2013 and several years still to go, Treasures of Stanislaw August is a long-running program to replicate a series of late-18th century medals commissioned by the last king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. The Nardowy Bank Polska will launch 24 designs in this series and [...]

May, 2018

The Battle of Hodow, the second Polish Thermopylae, is remembered on a new silver coin

By |2018-05-26T11:34:07+01:00May 26th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Military, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

The Battle of Hodow, the second Polish Thermopylae, is remembered on a new silver coin The National Bank of Poland (NBP) is continuing its series of coins showcasing some of the battles in Polands history where the home nation was very much the underdog. The second coin in the series, following one released last May featuring the Battle of Zadworze, it's struck in an ounce of [...]

April, 2018

Poland remembers the efforts of its North American emigre’s with a new proof silver coin

By |2018-04-12T12:55:04+01:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland remembers the efforts of its North American emigre's with a new proof silver coin Poland loves its history, as tumultuous as it is, and the National Bank of Poland has issued an extensive selection of precious metal commemorative coins over the years celebrating it. Today sees the issuing of the latest sterling silver coin in the range and it's one with a subject matter from [...]

September, 2017

Poland continues its remembrance of its anti-communist heroes with Witold Pilecki

By |2017-09-22T01:25:38+01:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland continues its remembrance of its anti-communist heroes with Witold Pilecki With the current tensions in the region, it's of little surprise that the National Bank of Poland is looking to its anti-communist heroes for numismatic inspiration. Just this year we've seen coins commemorating the 1920 Battle of Zadworze, Fighting Solidarity, the WWII Warsaw massacres and the 1982 Battle of Lubin. Prior to all of this was [...]

August, 2017

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin

By |2017-08-18T15:21:01+01:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin The National Bank of Poland continues to commemorate Polands tumultuous post-war history with a coin remembering the anti-communist uprisings of 35 years ago. Part of a wave of protests and demonstarations around the freedom movement Solidarity, Lubin wasn't a particularly large example, but the response of the government forces made it stand [...]

July, 2017

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin

By |2017-07-18T09:44:03+01:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin The Polish National Bank (NBP) is launching a new coin on the 27th of July to commemorate the fallen in one of the Second World War's worst massacres. The Polish people certainly took the brunt of atrocities perpetrated on the Eastern Front, from the Katyn massacre of the Polish officer corp [...]

June, 2017

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler

By |2017-06-30T12:38:05+01:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler Here is a coin series that epitomises classic numismatics for many people. Grounded in history and struck without gimmickry, Treasures of Stanislaw August is one of the best of its type being released today. Replicas of a series of medallions commissioned by Stanislaw August Poniatowski in the late eighteenth century, they were works [...]

Fighting Solidarity, the anti-communist social movement, marks 35 years with a new silver coin

By |2017-06-13T14:25:25+01:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Fighting Solidarity, the anti-communist social movement, marks 35 years with a new silver coin It was back in 1982 that Fighting Solidarity was formed as a response to the de-legalization of Solidarity, the group formed in 1980, and government repression of the opposition after martial law was declared in 1981. Founded in June 1982 by Kornel Morawiecki, it was one of the more radical branches of the [...]

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