St. Adalbert's Martyrdom [10]

St. Adalbert's Martyrdom

Subject: no
Face value: 10 pln
Alloy: 925/1000 Ag
Diameter: 32 mm
Weight: 16.5 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 25000 pcs
On the edge: 997-1997, repeated seven times and separated by stars
Additional: no
Date of issue: 1997-04-22
Issue price: 28 pln
Two scenes from the door of Gniezno Cathedral: on the left - St. Adalbert's birth: bathing a newborn infant, on the right - exposition of the Saint Adalberfs corps and inscription: "1000-LECIE" above. At the bottom: a piece of a tombstone with St. Adalberfs picture from Gniezno Cathedra! with inscription "ŚMIERCI ŚW. WOJCIECHA".

Designer: Ewa Tyc-Karpińska
An image of the Eagle as the State Emblem of the Polish Republic, denomination: 10 ziotys at the bottom; the legend: "RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA", and the year of mintage: 1997 framed with five pearls in a rim. Under the left paw of the Eagle the Mint Mark: m/w.

Designer: Ewa Tyc-Karpińska

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St. Adalbert's Martyrdom

Vojtech better known in Europe under the name Adalbert was born about 956 A.D. in Libice into the family of the Czech Prince Slavnikovic. He was related through his father to the Emperor Otton III, and through his mother to Bolesław Chrobry, the King of Poland. Brought up in Germany, he studied theology in Magdeburg under a spiritual guidance of, and receiyed his name on his confirmation from, Adalbert, the first archbishop of Magdeburg/

He took holy orders in 981 A D. in Prague and in 983 A.D. he became the bishop of Prague, the first of Czech origin. On April 17, 990 he took his vowes at the Benedictine Monastery in Rome, where he met and gained the friendship of Otton tli. He decided to become a missionary and at the beginning of 995 the Pope allowed him ...

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