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65th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising – Warsaw-born poets: Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński
65-я годовщина восстания в Варшаве - Поэты-уроженцы Варшавы: Кшиштоф Камиль Бачинский
Presented by
National Bank of Poland
Nominal value
10 zł
Silver 925
Production quality
Proof, gold plating
Roussanka Nowakowska
Mint of Poland
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: At the top, an image of the Eagle established as the State Emblem of the Republic of Poland against the background of a stylised rift in a wall filled by flames. To the right of the Eagle, the notation of the year of issue: 2009. Below, an inscription: 10 ZŁ. In the centre, an inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA/POLSKA (Republic of Poland). On the left and right, stylised silhouettes of burning buildings. In the rim, a circumscription: 65. ROCZNICA POWSTANIA WARSZAWSKIEGO (65th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising). At the bottom, in a semicircular fashion, stylised images of sheets of paper, a book, a helmet and the Symbol of Fighting Poland, against the background of a stylised image of a brick wall fragment. The Mint’s mark: M/W under the Eagle’s left leg. Reverse: In the centre, against the background of a stylised image of flames, a stylized bust of Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński with a badge of "Agricola" pinned to his jacket. At the top, a semicircular inscription: KRZYSZTOF KAMIL BACZYŃSKI. On the right-hand side, an inscription: POECI/WARSZAWSCY (Warsaw Poets). At the bottom, on the right, against the background of a stylised image of sheets of paper, an excerpt from the poem "Pocałunek" (A Kiss) by Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński: "… RZEBA/NAM TERAZ/UMIERAĆ/BY POLSKA/UMIAŁA/ZNÓW/ŻYĆ." (we have to die now, so that Poland could live).
A brief annotation
New issue
№ 2(63) 2023
№ 2(63) 2023
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