2 Zloty Second Polish Republic (1918 - 1939) Silver

Metal:
Issue year(s):
1936


1936, Poland (2nd Republic). Silver 2 Zlote "Gdynia Seaport"Coin. 

Mint Year: 1936 Mint Place: Warsaw Reference: KM-Y#30. Denomination: 2 Zlote  Diameter: 22mm Weight: 4.36gm Material: Silver

Obverse: Sailship left. Denomination, flanked by initials (J-A) below. Legend: 2 ZLOTE 2

Reverse: Crowned heraldic eagle of Poland (the so called white eagle). Legend: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA . 1936 .

Gdynia (German: Gdingen, 1939-1945 Gotenhafen; Kashubian: Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Polandand a seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. Located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania, Gdynia has a population of 246,232 making it the twelfth-largest city in Poland and the second-largest in the voivodeship after Gdańsk. It is part of a conurbation with the spa town of Sopot, the city of Gdańsk and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the Tricity (Trójmiasto), with a population of over a million people.

For centuries, Gdynia remained a small farming and fishing village on the Baltic coast. At the beginning of the 20th-century Gdynia became a seaside resort town and experienced an inflow of tourists. This triggered an increase in local population. After Poland regained its independence in 1918, a decision was made to construct a Polish seaport in Gdynia, between the Free City of Danzig (a semi-autonomous city-state under joint League of Nations and Polish administration) and German Pomerania, making Gdynia the primary economic hub of the Polish Corridor. It was then that the town was given a more cosmopolitan character with modernism being the dominant architectural style and emerged as a city in 1926.


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Posted by: anonymous  2020-01-01
1936, Poland (2nd Republic). Silver 2 Zlote "Gdynia Seaport"Coin. XF-AU! Mint Year: 1936 Mint Place: Warsaw Reference: KM-Y#30. Denomination: 2 Zlote Condition: A nice XF-AU! Diameter: 22mm Weight: 4.36gm Material: Silver Obverse: Sailship left. Denomination, flanked by initials ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2019-09-27
1936, Poland (2nd Republic). Silver 2 Zlote "Gdynia Seaport"Coin. XF-AU! Mint Year: 1936 Reference: KM-Y#30. Denomination: 2 Zlote Mint Place: Warsaw Mint Condition: Minor deposits, otherwise XF-AU! Diameter: 22mm Weight: 4.41gm Material: Silver Obverse: Sailship left. Denominatio ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2024-02-29
Untitled Document 1936, Poland (2nd Republic). Nice Silver 2 Zlote "Gdynia Seaport" Coin. XF+ Mint Year: 1936 Reference: KM-30.Mint Place: Warsaw Denomination: 2 Zlote Condition: Minor scratches, some toning spots/deposits, otherwise a nice XF+ Material: Silver (.750) Diameter ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2017-08-15
POLAND 1936 2 Zlote Ship Silver VF

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Posted by: anonymous  2017-02-21
POLAND 1936 2 Zlote Ship Silver XF

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Posted by: anonymous  2016-11-29
POLAND 1936 2 Zlote Ship Silver XF-AU
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