Poland 2014 new circulation coins

On 3 March 2014 Central Bank of Poland (Narodowy Bank Polski) is putting into circulation coins with the face values of 1 grosz, 2 grosz and 5 grosz. The coins are minted in brass-plated steel and the image of their obverse has been changed. The coins of 1 grosz, 2 grosz and 5 grosz denomination put into circulation in 1995 will remain in circulation as legal tender, parallel to the new coins. Technical parameters and images of the remaining denominations will be unchanged.

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Coins put into circulation in 2014:

1 grosz
Face value: 1 grosz
alloy: brass plated steel
diameter: 15.50 mm
weight: 1.64 grammes
edge (rim): milled
Obverse: Image of the eagle established as the state emblem of the Republic of Poland. Below the eagle, in a semi-circle, from left to right, the inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA. Within the rim, stylised rings, intersecting in the top part, split underneath by the year of issue. Below the eagle, on the right-hand side, the mint mark.
Reverse: A large digit: 1, below – a horizontal inscription: GROSZ, above the digit – a twig with an oak leaf.


2 grosz
Face value: 2 grosz
alloy: brass plated steel
diameter: 17.50 mm
weight: 2.13 grammes
edge (rim): plain
Obverse: Image of the eagle established as the state emblem of the Republic of Poland. Below the eagle, in a semi-circle, from left to right, the inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA. Within the rim, stylised rings, intersecting in the top part, split underneath by the year of issue. Below the eagle, on the right-hand side, the mint mark.
Reverse: A large digit: 2, below – a horizontal inscription: GROSZE, above the digit – a twig with two oak leaves.


5 grosz
Face value 5 grosz
alloy: brass plated steel
diameter: 19.48 mm
weight: 2.59 grammes
edge (rim): alternately plain and milled
Obverse: Image of the eagle established as the state emblem of the Republic of Poland. Below the eagle, in a semi-circle, from left to right, the inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA. Within the rim, stylised rings, intersecting in the top part, split underneath with the year of issue. Below the eagle, on the right-hand side, the mint mark.
Reverse: On the left-hand side, a large digit: 5, next to it – a horizontal inscription: GROSZY, underneath – a composition of five oak leaves.


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