Monday, March 31, 2014

Poland 2 zlotys 2014 - Jan Karski

New circulating commemorative:

'Centenary of the birth of Jan Karski'

Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University. In 1942 and 1943 Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland, especially the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the secretive Nazi extermination camps.

(news by Taigawirbel and Pabitra Saha)

Composition: Nordic gold, CuAl5Zn5Sn1
Weight: 8.15 g
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Mintage: 700 000

Silver and gold coins will be released also.

LINK: National Bank of Poland
LINK: Polish State Mint

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