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DANZIG (Freie Stadt Danzig - 1919/1939)

DANTZIG 50 PFENNIG 15/04/1919 s.no: 985387* grade: aUNC cat: Pick 11 comment: Free City - Freistadt - League of Nations - 1919/1939 - in 1945 Gdańsk (Danzig) today in Polen St. Mary's Church ( St. Marienkirche) begin built in 1379, severely damaged in march 1945 (WWII), rebuilt in 1946. added: 67 months ago
DANTZIG 50 PFENNIG 15/04/1919 s.no: 107982* grade: VF cat: 12 comment: Danzig City Council - Red sérial Number. Magistrat der Stadtgemeinde Danzig added: 26 months ago
DANZIG 500 Marks 31/10/1922 s.no: 055569 grade: VF- cat: Pick 14 comment: Front / at right - Coat of arms of the city - on left the Town hall. Back / general view of commercial port on Motława River - Żuraw (Krantor) bult in 1367. added: 65 months ago
DANZIG 10 000 Mark 26/06/1923 s.no: 072310 grade: VF+ cat: 18 comment: FRONT : At left - "Bilonis eine danziger Kaufmannes" - A danzig merchant (painting by Hans Holbein the Younger / Hans Holbein der Jüngere 1497-1543)- On right : "Hansekogge" (Hanseatic sailing ship) . BACK : [left]-The English House is one of the largest and tallest town houses in Gdańsk. It was built on the Brotbänkengasse (ul. Chlebnicka 13/16) 1568-1570 by Hans Kramer (master builder). [Right] - St Catherine's Church is the oldest church in Gdańsk, Poland. It was a Protestant church from 1545 until 1945, after which it became a Roman Catholic church. It also has worlds first pulsar clock. added: 2 months ago
DANZIG 10 000 000 Mark 31/08/1923 s.no: 626066 grade: XF- cat: 25b comment: FRONT : at left [work of Daniel Schultz the Younger (1615–1683)] - portrait of Johannes Hevelius [Jan Heweliusz (pol) / Johannes Höwelcke (ger)] ( 28 January 1611 – 28 January 1687) - was a councillor and mayor of Danzig (Gdańsk), Kingdom of Poland - famous astronomer, he gained a reputation as "the founder of lunar topography", and described ten new constellations, seven of which are still used by astronomers. at right "arms" BACK : Motlau ([Motława (pol)] River. added: 2 months ago