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The Kopicki reference for coins of Sigismund III is: Edmund Kopicki "Monety Zygmunta III Wazy" (Coin of Sigismund third Waza" )

Poland-Breslau (Bishopric) (Official name: Wratislaw)

Poland-Breslau (Wratislaw), Friedrich von Hessen (1671-1682), Kruzier (Kreuzer), 1681
. FRID . S . R . E . C . LAN-HAS . EP . WRAT
Cloaked bust right, wearing cardinal's hat, breaking inner laurel circle, denomination in partial frame below
. PRO . DEO . ET-ECCLESIA . 16 * 81
Legend surrounding inner laurel circle enclosing spread eagle, head left, tree below, LP | H across fields, tree in frame below
Rolled flan
17mm, 0.80g
Mintage: Unknown
KM --

Note: Krause only lists thalers and larger denominations and trade coinage for Breslau (Wratislaw).

Poland-Danzig

Poland-Danzig, King Sigismund I "Old", Groschen, 1532
SIGIS * I * REX * PO * DO * TOCI * PRV *
Legend surrounding dotted circle enclosing Renaissance style crown bust
GROSSVS * CIVI * DANC3 * 153Z *
Legend surrounding dotted circle enclosing crowned two crosses
Plain edge
23mm, 1.73g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown


Poland-Danzig, King Sigismund I "Old", Groschen, 1538
SIGIS . I . REX . POLO . DO . TO . PRVSS *
Legend surrounding dotted circle enclosing Renaissance style crown bust
GROSSVS . CIVI . GEDANEN . 1538 double-eagle
Legend surrounding dotted circle enclosing crowned two crosses
Plain edge
22mm, 1.88g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown


Poland-Danzig, King Stephan of Bathory, Solidus, 1579
STEPHAN . D:G . REX . POL . D . PRVS *
Legend surrounding dotted circle enclosing eagle with sword
. SOLIDVS . CIVI . GEDANENSIS . 6 . (leaf)
Legend surrounding slash and circle enclosing coat of arms and 7 | 9
Plain edge
19mm, 0.96g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown


Poland-Danzig, Sigismund III (1587-1632), Ort (1/4 Thaler/180 Groszy), 1625
SIGIS III . D . G : REX . POL : M : D : L . R . P .
Crowned, draped bust right with neck ruff, 1 | 6 across fields
MONETA : CIVIT : GEDANENSIS
Legend surrounding circle enclosing rampant lions holding arms and facing each other, 25 in field above, flourish in legend
Plain edge
30mm, 6.82g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
KM 15.2 variant; HCz.1523

Note: Variant for obverse legend (. PR .) and reverse design. Krause shows a flower instead of a flourish in the reverse legend, a different design below the arms, and the left lion faces forward instead of right.

Poland-Krakow

Poland-Krakow, Johann Albert, 1/2 Groschen, 1492-1501
MONETA + I + ALBERT I
Crowned eagle facing, wings spread, all in dotted circle, cross above
REGIE-POLONIA
Crown in dotted circle, cross above, flower below
Plain edge
18mm x 19mm, 0.97g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Gum. 467

Poland-Lithuania

Poland-Lithuania, Grand Duke Sigismund II Augustus (1546-1572), 1/2 Groschen, 1550, Vilnius Mint
* MONETA * MAGNI * DUCAT ' LITVA
Knight on horseback left, 1550, all in inner beaded circle
* SIGIS * AVG * REX * PO * MAG * DVX * II
Crowned, spread eagle, head left, within inner beaded circle
Plain edge
19mm x 20mm, 1.15g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 3242


Poland-Lithuania, Grand Duke Sigismund II Augustus (1546-1572), 1/2 Groschen, 1558, Vilnius Mint
* MONETA * MAGNI * DUCAT 9 LITVA
Knight on horseback left, 1558, all in inner beaded circle
* SIGIS * AVG * REX * PO * MAG * DVX * II
Crowned, spread eagle, head left, within inner beaded circle
Plain edge
19mm x 20mm, 1.14g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 3242

Poland - Kingdom Standard Coinage

Poland, Wadislaw II Jagiello (1386-1434), Denar, Krakau Mint
(No legend)
Crown
(No legend)
Arms of Poland
Plain edge
9mm x 11mm, 0.36g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Gumowski 411


Poland, John Olbracht Jagiello (1492-1501), Denar, Krakau Mint
(No legend)
Crown, initial below
(No legend)
Arms of Poland
Plain edge
12mm x 13mm, 0.34g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Gumowski 466


Poland, Sigismund I (1506-1547), Groschen, 1527
* MONETA * REGNI * POLONIE * 15Z7
Crowned, spread eagle, head left, within inner beaded circle
SIGISMUND / PRIM * REX / POLONIE / * mintmark *
Crown above legend in three lines
Plain edge
24mm x 25mm, 1.92g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Gumowski 482


Poland, Sigismund I (1506-1547), Groschen, 1547, Krakow Mint
crown MONETA . REGNI . POLO . 1547
Spread eagle, head left, within inner beaded circle
SIGISMUND / PRIM . REX / POLONIE / S * over crescent T
Crown above legend in three lines
Plain edge
23mm x 24mm, 1.93g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 432


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), Groschen, 1611, Krakow Mint
* | * / SIG : III : D : G / REX . POL / M : D : L
Crown above legend in three lines
* GROSS . REG-POLO . 1 . 6 . 11 .
Spread eagle, head left, within inner beaded circle, crest with snopek on breast, cross in shield below
Plain edge
21mm, 1.48g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 298

Note: The cross on the shield is PILAWA - the crest of Baltazar Stanislawski (on coins from 1609-1614). A Lion (Lewart) is the crest of Jan Firlej (on coins from 1590-1609 of this same issue).


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), Poltorak/3 Kruzierz, 1626, Bromberg Mint
SIGI 3 D G -REX P M D L
Crowned shield of arms, 3 in frame below
MONE NO - REG POLO
Imperial orb inscribed with Z4, Z | 6 across fields, donkey head in cartouche below
Plain edge
20mm, 1.20g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 873; KM 41


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), 3 Groschen, 1597, Bromberg Mint
. SIG . III . D .-.-. G . REX . PO . M . D . L .
Crowned, draped bust right with neck ruff
III / GROS : ARG : / TR . R . PO . 97 : / I | F | S | C / H | R
Eagle, crowned arms, horseman galloping in upper field, mintmaster designs in lower field
Plain edge
20mm x 21mm, 2.09g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Gumowski 1060 variant (legend break)


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), 3 Groschen, 1622, Krakow Mint
SIG . III . D : G . REX . POL . M . D . L .
Crowned, draped bust right with neck ruff
. III . / 1622 / GROS . ARGE / TRIP . REGN / POLONI
Eagle, crowned arms, horseman galloping in upper field, mintmaster design in lower field
Plain edge
20mm, 1.81g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 881; Tadeusz Iger, Catalog of Polish Three Grosh, K.22.1a


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), 3 Groschen, 1622, Krakow Mint
SIG . III . D : G . REX . POL . M . D . L .
Crowned, draped bust right with neck ruff
. III . / 1622 / GROS . ARGE / TRIP . REGN / POLONI
Eagle, crowned arms, horseman galloping in upper field, mintmaster design in lower field
Plain edge
20mm, 1.86g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 881; Tadeusz Iger, Catalog of Polish Three Grosh, K.22.1a


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), AR 3 Groschen, 1624, Krakow Mint
SIG : III . D : G : REX . POL . M . D . I .
Crowned, draped bust right with neck ruff
. III . / 1624 / GROS . ARG : / TRIP . REG : / PO_LO
Eagle, crowned arms, horseman galloping in upper field, mintmaster design in lower field
Plain edge
20mm, 1.75g
Mintage: Unknown
KM 31 variant

Note: Variant for reverse legend and stops


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), Ort (1/4 Thaler/18 Groszy), 1623, Bromberg Mint
SIGIS . III . D : G : REX . POL . M : D : LI : RVS . PRV . M
Crowned, armored half bust right with neck ruff, imperial orb in left hand, sword in right over shoulder, breaking inner beaded circle
SAM . LIV NEC . NSV-GOT . VAN Q . HRI R .
Crowned shield within collar of Order of the Golden Fleece, 16 | 23 across fields
Rolled flan
29mm x 30mm, 6.52g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
KM -- (cf. KM 37 (39))

Note: Krause only lists 1620, 1620/21 and 1621 as dates for this issue and all are so rare that Krause does not list values in any grade. I think it's an oversight in Krause.


Poland, Sigismund III (1587-1632), Ort (1/4 Thaler/18 Groszy), 1624, Bromberg Mint
+ SIGIS . III . D : G . REX . POL . M : D : LI : RVS . PRVS . M +
Crowned, armored half bust right with neck ruff, imperial orb in left hand, sword in right over shoulder, breaking inner beaded circle
SAM . LIV . NEC . N . SV-GOT . VAN Q . HRI R .
Crowned shield within collar of Order of the Golden Fleece, 16 | 24 across fields
Rolled flan
29mm, 7.10g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
Kopicki 958


Poland, Johann III Sobieski (1674-1696), 6 Groschen, 1683, Bromberg Mint, Titus Livius Boratini as Mintmaster
IOAN . III D G REX POL . M . D . L . R . P
Laureate, draped bust right, T . L . B below
GROS . ARG . SEX-REG . POLONIAE (AE ligate)
Crown above three shields, VI between, 16 | 83 below, oval design at bottom
Plain edge
24mm x 25mm, 3.20g, Silver
Mintage: Unknown
KM 128

Poland - Congress Kingdom

Poland, Congress Kingdom, Nicolas (Mikolay) I, Czar of Russia as King of Poland (1825-1855), 10 Groszy, 1840
(No legend)
Crowned, imperial double-eagle, M | W below
(No legend)
10 / GROSZY / -.- / 1840 within laurel wreath
Plain edge
19mm, 2.78g, 0.192 Silver, .0180 ASW
Mintage: 63,349,000
KM 113a

Note: Variant with eagle's beak open.


Poland, Congress Kingdom, Nicolas (Mikolay) I, Czar of Russia as King of Poland (1825-1855), 10 Groszy, 1840
(No legend)
Crowned, imperial double-eagle, M | W below
(No legend)
10 / GROSZY / -.- / 1840 within laurel wreath
Plain edge
19mm, 2.85g, 0.192 Silver, .0180 ASW
Mintage: 63,349,000
KM 113a

Note: The reverse shows a partial brockage on the right side. Variant with eagle's beak open.

Poland - Republic, Standard Coinage

Poland, Republic, Standard Coinage, 10 Zlotych, Undated (1925)
BOLESLAW CHROBRY | 1025-1925
Crowned, draped bust of Boleslaw left, privy mark under bust
RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA * 10 * ZLOTYCH * 10 *
Crowned imperial eagle
Reeded edge
19mm, 3.2258g, 0.900 Gold, .0933 AGW
Mintage: 50,000 (Never released into circulation)
KM Y-32