Poland 500 Zlotych 1919 P58 AU
Although this 500 zlotych note is dated 1919, it was actually issued in 1924, almost 100 years ago. A small bundle turned up put away many, many years ago and in remarkable condition given their age! This 500 zlotych note was printed in England by the famous printers Waterlow & Sons. The grey green design on thick cream paper features a portrait of Thaddeus Kosciusko. He was one of the first European volunteers to help the American revolutionary cause in 1776. He was a brilliant Polish military engineer who designed and constructed fortifications to defeat the British. On the back, a simple design incorporating leaves and fruits which also includes an impressive crowned eagle, wings spread. Crisp A Unc 1919 Poland 500 zlotych.