Featuring the world's most advanced security feature, the plastic banknote as well as a coin have been issued to commemorate the 550th anniversary of the Torun-based scientist's birth.
Discovered in the city of Chorzów in southern Poland, the handpicked team of crack officers seized computer equipment, a printer, paper for the production of the fake banknotes as well as a pile of counterfeit notes.
A banknote depicting Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, has won the Best New Commemorative Banknote award for 2021, the National Bank of Poland (NBP), the issuer of the note, has said.
The museum was first opened on January 25th 1921 but the centenary celebrations were delayed due to COVID restrictions, now the museum is once again open to the public.
The banknotes from 1940-1941 were discovered under a thick layer of hay when the barn’s owner was demolishing the farm building.
The battle which the notes commemorate, has been called one of 20 battles that decided the fate of the world as the unexpected victory halted the westward advance of Communism.
Żywiec man keeps the Christmas spirit burning by handing in money he found in a second-hand purchase.
The note, of which only 55,000 have been printed0 and which costs 85zł, is adorned with the face of the Prime Minister of the day Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
With a Swedish fan club meeting twice a year to celebrate the work of Polish stamp engraver Czesław Słania, TFN takes a look at the man few have ever heard of but whose designs inspired nations.
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