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History of Polish Coin – the ducat of Sigismund the Elder

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Gross price: 190.00 PLN Net price: 154.47 PLN
Face value: 20 zł

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A centrally stylised image of the obverse of the crown ducat of Sigismund the Elder depicting the King wearing a crown and armour, facing right; on the right of the image of the King, a semi-circular inscription: SIGIS۰I, on the right, a partially obscured inscription: REX۰POL. Around the image of the denarius, a fragment of bas reliefs embellishing the interior of the dome of the Sigismund Chapel in Wawel Cathedral. At the bottom, on the right, on a circle-shaped separated area, an image of the Eagle established as the state emblem of the Republic of Poland, and an inscription along the rim: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA (Republic of Poland) and, after a separating pellet, a notation of the year of issue: 2016; below the Eagle, an inscription: 20 ZŁ and, under the Earle, on the right, the Mint mark: m / w.


A centrally stylised reverse of the crown ducat of Sigismund the Elder; beneath the crown, an image of an escutcheon with the images of: the Polish Eagle, the Lithuanian Chase, the Russian Lion, the Prussian Eagle, and in the centre – the Habsburg coat-of-arms. On the left side of the shield, the letter “C”, on the right, the letter “N”; along the ducat’s rim, an inscription: IVSIVS VT PALMA FLOREBIT. On the left, a fragment of the 16th century woodcut depicting an Eagle and a crown, partially obscured by an image of the ducat. Along the right edge a semi-circular inscription clockwise from top: DUKAT ZYGMUNTA STAREGO (Ducat of Sigismund the Elder).

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Year of issue
Issue subject
History of Polish Coin - the ducat of Sigismund the Elder
Ag 925
Alloy/finish - more information
selective gilding
Diameter [mm]
Weight [g]

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