Napoleon's Chevau-Légers [10]

Chevau-Légers of the Imperial Guard of Napoleon I

Subject: History of the Polish Cavalry
Face value: 10 pln
Alloy: 925/1000 Ag
Dimensions: 22.4x32 mm
Weight: 14.14 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 100000 pcs
On the edge: smooth
Additional: no
Date of issue: 2010-03-03
Issue price: 100 pln
In the centre, a stylized image of a Chevau-Léger on horseback holding a lance with a pennant. Underneath, on the left-hand side, a stylized image of the Eagle of the trumpet banner of the Chevau-Légers' regiment. At the bottom, an inscription: SZWOLEŻER/ GWARDII CESARZA/NAPOLEONA I (Chevau-Léger / of the Imperial Guard/ of Napoleon I).

Designer: Andrzej Nowakowski
Against an outline of a stylized image of the Napoleonic Eagle, at the top, on the left-hand side, an image of the Eagle established as the State Emblem of the Republic of Poland. Above the Eagle, the notation of the year of issue: 2010. In the centre, stylized images of parts of the Chevau-Léger's uniform and gear: a cap, a pistol, a carbine, a shabrack and a saddle. At the bottom, an inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA (Republic of Poland). The Mint's mark: M/W, under the Eagle's left leg.

Designer: Andrzej Nowakowski

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Chevau-Légers of the Imperial Guard of Napoleon I

At the beginning of the 19th century, the fortunes of the Polish soldier were intertwined with the history of the Napoleonic France. Poles vested their hopes to regain independence in Napoleon and saw the only chance to make their plans come true by joining his military campaigns. On the wave of this sentiment a very special military formation was created - the Polish 1st Regiment of Chevau-Léger of the Imperial Guard (Régiment de Chevau-Légers Polonais de la Garde Impériale), unit composed of Poles, yet being part of the Napoleon's Army, financed by the Emperor's Treasury. On 6 April 1807 in Finckenstein (Kamieniec Suski) Napoleon issued a decree on establishing the Regiment. Warsaw was designated as the place of the Regiment's formation and its first military excercises. ...

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