50 Złotych

50 Złotych -  obverse50 Złotych -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Poland
Period People's Republic (1952-1989)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1975-1988
Value 50 Złotych (50 PLZ)
Currency Third złoty (1949-1994)
Composition Paper
Size 138 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 203924
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 142
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Karol Świerczewski in center, eagle arms at lower right.

Lettering:
NARODOWY     BANK POLSKI
FY 8254877        50
       PIĘĆDZIESIĄT ZŁOTYCH
      WARSZAWA, 1 CZERWCA 1986 r.
      PREZES  GŁÓWNY SKARBNIK
          (signatures)
              FY 8254877
50   KAROL
    ŚWIERCZEWSKI

Translation:
National Bank of Poland
Fifty zlotys
Warsaw, June 1st, 1986
President main treasurer

Reverse

Order of the Cross of Grunwald at the left.

Lettering:
NARODOWY BANK POLSKI  50
50 PIĘĆDZIESIĄT ZŁOTYCH NBP
BILETY NARODOWEGO BANKU POLSKIEGO SĄ PRAWNYM ŚRODKIEM PŁATINCZYM W POLSCE

Translation:
National Bank of Poland
Fifty zlotys
Notes of the National Bank of Poland are legal tender in Poland

Comments

Color: Olive on multicolor underprint.
Watermark: Eagle arms

©Idolenz

Karol Świerczewski (1897-1947) was a Pole militar and politician. He had been one of the promoter of Communism in Poland. He served th Red Army as general and was part of Bolshevik party. He fought in the Polish–Soviet War and in the Spanish Civil War. In 1939 he participated in the Soviet invasion of Poland. At the end of World War II, he becamd Defense Minister of the Soviet-sponsored Polish Provisional Government of National Unity.

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975-May-09  7% P#142a
1975-May-09  0% P#142s1 - specimen; overprint WZÓR
1979-Jun-01  2% P#142b
1979-Jun-01  0% P#142s2 - specimen; overprint WZÓR
1982-Jun-01  $ 0.70 6% P#142b
1982-Jun-01  0.2% P#142s3 - specimen; overprint WZÓR
1986-Jun-01  $ 0.18 $ 1.04 13% P#142c
1986-Jun-01  0.2% P#142s1 - specimen; overprint WZÓR
1988-Dec-01  $ 0.38 $ 0.48 $ 0.48 $ 0.65 $ 0.80 85% P#142c
1988-Dec-01  0.4% P#142cx - error print (no series or no signatures)
1988-Dec-01  0.2% P#142s1 - specimen; overprint WZÓR

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