ORP Błyskawica 
Face value: 2 pln
Alloy: (CuAl5Zn5Sn1) NG
Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 8.15 g
Mintage: 800000 pcs
On the edge: an inscription, NBP, repeated eight times, every second one inverted by 180 degrees, separated by stars
Date of issue: 2012-04-26
Issue price: 2 pln
Designer: Andrzej Nowakowski
Designer: Ewa Tyc-Karpińska
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ORP “Błyskawica” (Warship of the Republic of Poland “Lightning”)
was a vessel in the Navy of the Second Republic of Poland which
served during World War II and, following her return home and
participation in training activities, became a museum ship. She is
a symbol of the continuity of the Polish Navy and its traditions.
This famous warship, nowadays open to the public, has the Navy’s
signs and symbols on permanent display and provides the public with
an opportunity to witness certain elements of the maritime ceremonial
and to meet some of the marine corps officers.
“Błyskawica” was built for the Polish Navy in 1935–1937 by the British shipyard of John Samuel White & Company Ltd. Shipbuilders and Engineers in Cowes, on the Isle of ...