Philippe Simon's Collection

POLSKA / Pologne / Polen

Teschen District 1 Krone / 1 Korone 30/04/1919 83727 grade: XF+ cat: Unk comment: Cash register / Voucher / Notgeld. "lands beyond the Olza" / Poland and Czechoslovakia, see Cieszyn and Český Těšín. added: 16 months ago
POLAND 1 Mark 14/01/1917 B.6983435 grade: VG+ cat: 8 comment: Regency Kingdom of Poland / General-Governorship Board. added: 16 months ago
POLAND 500 Mark 15/01/1919 285162 grade: VF+ cat: Pick 18 added: 73 months ago
POLAND 1 Marka Polska 17/05/1919 series: PH 809088 grade: VF+ cat: 19 comment: Polska Krajowa Kasa Pożyczkowa added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 1 Mark 23/08/1919 series: I Serja V 5225G5 grade: XF+ cat: Pick 23 comment: Front : Jadwiga of Poland (1373 / 1399) she was the first female monarch of the kingdom of Poland, reigning from 16 October 1384 until her death. added: 73 months ago
POLAND 1000 Marks 23/08/1919 series: I SERJA A 500562 grade: XF+ cat: 29a comment: Polska Krajowa Kasa Pożyczkowa Front : Tadeusz Kościuszko. added: 73 months ago
POLAND 1.000 Marek Polskich 23/08/1919 series: III SERJA A0 666594 grade: XF+ cat: 29(3) comment: Six serial varieties. added: 73 months ago
POLAND 10 000 Mark 11/03/1922 H6426358 grade: VF+ cat: 32 added: 64 months ago
POLAND 100 000 Marek Polskich 30/08/1923 B 2260621 grade: VF+ cat: 34a comment: Polska Krajowa Kasa Pożyczkowa / Polish National Loan Fund / Polnischer Nationalkreditfonds / Fonds de prêt national polonais. added: 16 months ago
POLAND 500 000 Marek Polskich 30/08/1923 U 9725274 grade: XF- cat: 36a added: 16 months ago
POLAND 500 000 Marek Polskich 30/08/1923 № 09334743 grade: XF- cat: 36b comment: serial # with "№" added: 16 months ago
POLAND 1 Groszy 28/04/1924 grade: VF cat: 42a comment: Reprint over half (Front left - dichotomy) 1 Groszy on bank note 500000 Marks Polish. added: 64 months ago
POLAND 1 Groszy 28/04/1924 727875* grade: VG+ cat: 42b comment: 1924 Provisional "Cut in Half" - - - - Bilet Zdawkowy (Utility Note) Issue. added: 16 months ago
POLAND 500 Zloty ND / 1924 series: SA 2904960 grade: XF+ cat: 58 comment: Printed in 1919 - issue in 1924. Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko (Andrew Thaddeus Bonaventure Kościuszko (February 4 or 12, 1746 – October 15, 1817) was a Polish military engineer and a military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Belarus, and the United States. He fought in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth's struggles against Russia and Prussia, and on the American side in the American Revolutionary War. As Supreme Commander of the Polish National Armed Forces, he led the 1794 Kościuszko Uprising. added: 64 months ago
POLAND 5 Zloty 02/01/1930 series: Ser DX 1006838 grade: XF+ cat: 72 added: 64 months ago
POLAND 100 Zloty 09/11/1934 series: BG. 0837481 grade: XF+ cat: 75a comment: Bank Polski FRONT : Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski ( 7 May 1763 – 19 October 1813) was a Polish leader, general, minister of war and army chief, who became a Marshal of the French Empire. BACK : large tree. added: 16 months ago
POLAND 20 Zloty 11/11/1936 series: BK 0386793 grade: VF+ cat: 77 comment: Front: Emilia Plater (13 November 1806 – 23 December 1831) was a Polish–Lithuanian-noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Raised in a patriotic Polish tradition, she fought in the November 1830 Uprising, during which she raised a small unit, participated in several engagements, and received the rank of captain in the Polish-Lithuanian insurgent forces. Near the end of the Uprising, she fell ill and died. added: 64 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 100 Zloty 01/02/1940 to 20/05/1940 overprint: Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete series: BW 9224465 grade: XF+ cat: 90a comment: Red Overprint across the width "Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete" (Government General for the occupied Polish territories). Look also Poland P75a. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 1 Zloty 01/03/1940 D1133901 grade: VF- cat: 91 comment: Generalgouvernement Polen / Generalna Gubernia / Bank Emisyjny w Polsce. Issued 27.03.1940 to 10.01.1945 Sign left: Prezydent / President = Feliks Młynarski (November 20, 1884 / April 13, 1972). Sign Right : Zastępca Prezydenta / Deputy President = Rudolf Jędrzejowski. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 10 Zloty 01/03/1940 series: L 1006729 grade: VF+ cat: 94 comment: Observe : Girl in headdress on watermark area at left, allegorical woman at left and right. Reverse: Chopin Statue, Warsaw - erected in 1926 - During World War II, the statue was blown up on May 31, 1940 - It was the first monument that was destroyed by the occupying Germans in Warsaw - - The original mould for the statue, which had survived the war, made it possible to cast a replica, which was placed at the original site in 1958. added: 14 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 20 Zloty 01/03/1940 L 3106148 grade: VF+ cat: 95 comment: On December 15, 1939, the new Bank Emisyjny was established by the General Government, itself set up by Nazi Germany. In May 1940, old banknotes of 1924–1939 were stamped by the new entity. The money exchange was limited per individual. The fixed exchange rate 1 Reichsmark = 2 zlote was established. A new issue of notes appeared in 1941. Observe & Reverse : Portrait of Emilia Plater. On the reverse are allegorical figures of architecture and history. Also featured is a view of Wawel Castle and Cathedral located on the banks of the Vistula River in historic Kraków Old Town. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for most Polish kings and national heroes. The Cathedral was also associated with Pope John Paul II before he went to the Vatican. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 100 Zloty 01/03/1940 series: E 0416620 grade: XF- cat: 97 comment: Observe & Reverse: Drawing of the head of an old man with a beard. On the reverse, the building of the Bank of Poland in Warsaw. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 500 Zloty 01/03/1940 series: B 0510237 grade: VF- cat: 98 comment: The highest denominated banknote 500 zloty had a common nickname "mountaineer" from the picture of a mountaineer on the face and the Tatra Mountain with lake Morskie Oko on reverse. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 1 Zloty 01/08/1941 series: AF 3706446 grade: XF+ cat: 99a comment: Issued from ND 1941 to 10.01.1945 added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 2 Zloty 01/08/1940 AG 8880679 grade: VF- cat: 100 comment: Bank Emisyjny w Polsce Observe : Peasant women added: 14 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 5 Zloty 01/08/1941 series: AD 3876504 grade: XF+ cat: 101 comment: Issued from 01.08.1941 to 10.01.1945. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 50 Zloty 01/08/1941 series: D 7352138 grade: VF+ cat: 102 comment: The 50 Zlotych banknotes from the Series of 1941 also have a portrait of Emilia Plater. On the reverse is a dramatic monument of Poland’s Renaissance architecture -- the Renaissance Sukiennice or Cloth Hall on Kraków’s Rynek Glowny (Central Square). The Cloth Hall is over 700 years old and considered one of the oldest shopping malls in the world. added: 16 months ago
Generalne Gubernatorstwo 100 Zloty 01/08/1941 series: D 3383179 grade: XF+ cat: 103 comment: Bank Emisyjny w Polsce Front : "Mercury" Back : Lwów (pol) / Lemberg (ger) / Lviv (ukr) added: 16 months ago
POLAND 1 Złoty ND / 1944 series: BT 191640 grade: VF- cat: 105a comment: Narodowy Bank Polski. It was not until July 21, 1944, that a coin bearing the name złoty was reintroduced by the Soviets into the territories taken over by the Germans (only in the form of notes). added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 2 Złote ND / 1944 series: X0 471727 grade: VF- cat: 106 comment: Last word in text spelled as "OBOWIAZKOWYM" (error by Printer Goznak, Moscow) - for a similar note with corrected spelling "OBOWIAZKOWE" (Printer: Narodowy Bank Polski) see POLAND P-107 added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 5 Złotych ND / 1944 series: AB 596077 grade: VF+ cat: 108 comment: Last word in text spelled as "OBOWIAZKOWYM" (error by Printer Goznak, Moscow) - for a similar note with corrected spelling "OBOWIAZKOWE" (Printer: Narodowy Bank Polski) see POLAND P-109 added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 1.000 Złotych 15/01/1946 series: B 6517772 grade: VG+ cat: 122 comment: Front : Miner, Worker & Arms Back : Industrial Complex. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 1 Złoty 15/05/1946 series: wo none grade: XF+ cat: 123 comment: Narodowy Bank Polski added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 20 Złotych 01/07/1948 series: KE 6592667 grade: aUNC cat: 137b comment: Narodowy Bank Polski Front : Woman Back : Die Krakauer Tuchhallen (ger) - Sukiennice (poln) - « Halle aux Draps » (fr) - The Kraków Cloth Hall (en) in the Kraków Old Town, built in the Middle Ages at the behest of King Casimir the Great. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 50 Złotych 01/12/1988 series: HW 1233043 grade: aUNC cat: 142c comment: Front : Karol Wacław Świerczewski (22 February 1897 – 28 March 1947) was an ethnic Pole serving as the Red Army general. He was a Bolshevik party member and Soviet officer in the wars fought abroad by the Soviet Union including the one against Polish as well as Ukrainian Republics and in Republican Spain. In 1939 he participated in the Soviet invasion of Poland again. At the end of World War II in Europe he was installed as one of leaders of the Soviet-sponsored Polish Provisional Government of National Unity. Soon later, Świerczewski died in a country-road ambush shot by the militants from OUN-UPA. He was an icon of communist propaganda for the following several decades. Back : The Order of the Cross of Grunwald (Polish: Order Krzyża Grunwaldu) was a military decoration created in Poland in November 1943 - it was conferred to Polish or the allied military for valour or merit in combat with Nazi Germany. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 100 Złotych 01/06/1986 series: S N 0119325 grade: aUNC cat: 143e comment: Front : Ludwik Tadeusz Waryński (24 September 1856 at Martynówka – 2 March 1889 in Shlisselburg) was an activist and theoretician of the socialist movement in Poland. Back : The Polish–Lithuanian Social Revolutionary Party was a short-lived political party in the Russian empire. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 200 Złotych 01/12/1988 series: E K 6055261 grade: aUNC cat: 144c comment: Front : Jarosław Żądło-Dąbrowski (13 November 1836 – 23 May 1871) was a Polish nobleman and military officer in the Imperial Russian Army, a left-wing independence activist and radical republican for Poland, and general and military commander of the Paris Commune in its final days. Back : Monument in memory of the Communards shot at the Communards' Wall (by Paul Moreau-Vauthier) in the Père Lachaise Cemetery. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 500 zł 01/06/1982 series: G L 3566290 grade: aUNC cat: 145d comment: Front : Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko (February 4 or 12, 1746 – October 15, 1817) was a Polish-Lithuanian military engineer, statesman, and military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States - Commander of the Polish National Armed Forces, he led the 1794 Kościuszko Uprising. Back : Kościuszko's arms; historic field standard of Polish Liberation War. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 1000 zł 01/06/1982 series: K K 8351341 grade: aUNC cat: 146c comment: Front : Nicolas Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik) - (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance-era mathematician and astronomer, who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe. Back : Heliocentric planetary system. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 2000 zł 01/06/1982 series: B T 0250955 grade: aUNC cat: 147c comment: Front : Duke Mieszko I (c. 930 – 25 May 992)[1] was the ruler of Poland[2] from about 960 until his death. A member of the Piast dynasty. Back : Bolesław I the Brave (Poln: Bolesław I Chrobry - son of Duke Mieszko I) - (967 – 17 June 1025), Duke of Poland from 992 to 1025, and the first King of Poland in 1025. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 10 zł 01/06/1982 series: G 3885702 grade: aunc cat: 148 comment: Front : Józef Zachariasz Bem (March 14, 1794, Tarnów – December 10, 1850, Aleppo) was a Polish engineer and general, an Ottoman pasha and a national hero of Poland and Hungary, and a figure intertwined with other European patriotic movements. Back : marking of the national bank of poland. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 20 zł 01/06/1982 series: A M 1191167 grade: aUNC cat: 149a(2) comment: Front : Romuald Traugutt (16 January 1826 – 5 August 1864) was a Polish general and war hero best known for commanding the January Uprising of 1863. From October 1863 to August 1864 he was the leader of the insurrection. He headed the Polish national government from 17 October 1863 to 20 April 1864, and was president of its Foreign Affairs Office. Back : Polish NBB added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 5000 zł 01/12/1988 series: C R 8042912 grade: XF- cat: 150c comment: Front : Frédéric François Chopin (Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin - poln) - (22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a famous composer and virtuoso pianist. Back : Notes of "Polonaise" (1842). added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 10 000 zł 01/12/1988 series: D C 1924834 grade: aUNC cat: 151b comment: Narodowy Bank Polski. Front : Stanisław Mateusz Ignacy Wyspiański, born January 15, 1869 in Kracow and died November 28, 1907 in Krakow, is a Polish playwright, poet, painter, director, architect and cabinetmaker. He was one of the most prolific and remarkable European artists of his time. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 20 000 zł 01/02/1989 series: A A 3116749 grade: XF- cat: 152 comment: Front : Maria (Marie) Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. Back : The Ewa Reactor was Poland's first research nuclear reactor. Its name was derived from the first letters of the Polish words: Eksperymentalny (Experimental), Wodny (Water), and Atomowy (Atomic) as a reference to Ève Curie. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 50 000 zł 01/12/1989 series: B K 3395735 grade: aUNC cat: 153 comment: Front : Stanisław Wawrzyniec Staszic (6 November 1755 – 20 January 1826) was a leading figure in the Polish Enlightenment: a Catholic priest, philosopher, geologist, writer, poet, translator and statesman. Back : Staszic Palace is the seat of the Polish Academy of Sciences, in Warsaw, Poland. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 100 000 zł 01/02/1990 series: T 4057406 grade: x cat: 154 comment: Front : Stanisław Moniuszko (May 5, 1819, Ubiel, Minsk Governorate – June 4, 1872, Warsaw) was a Polish and Belarusian composer, conductor and teacher. He wrote many popular art songs and operas. Back : Teatr Wielki w Warszawie - or the Great Theatre—National Opera, it was inaugurated on 24 February 1833. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 10 zł 25/03/1994 series: D Z 2385433 grade: VF+ comment: New Zloty enters into circulation on 1 January 1995. Front : Portrait of Prince Mieszko I in centre area, with inscription, "MIESZKO I" (c. 930 – 25 May 992) was the ruler of Poland from about 960 until his death. Back : Depiction of denar, silver coin from reign of Mieszko - fragments of Romanesque columns. added: 2 weeks ago
POLAND 20 zł 25/03 series: A B 0324432 grade: XF+ cat: 174 comment: Front : Portrait of King Boleslaus I the Brave in centre area, with inscription, "BOLESLAUS I CHROBRY" ( 967, zm. 17 czerwca 1025). Back : Depiction of denar, silver coin from reign of Boleslaus I the Brave - drawing of lion rampant on floral osier. added: 2 weeks ago