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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Poland 2015
The Centenary of the Formation of the Polish Legions


COUNTRY: POLAND
ISSUE DATE: 5 August 2014
NOMINAL VALUE: 20 PLN
THEME: Józef Piłsudski
SIZE: 147 x 67 mm
PRINT RUN: up to 50 000
DESIGN: Andrzej Heidrich
ENGRAVER: Krystian Michalczuk





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.












:: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
Banknote images thanks to:
 COLLECTORZPEDIA NBP