Face value: 500 pln
Alloy: 999.9/1000 Au
Diameter: 45 mm
Weight: 62.2 g
Mintage: 750 pcs
On the edge: SKARBY STANISŁAWA AUGUSTA * JADWIGA *
Date of issue: 2014-12-04
Issue price: 11500 pln
Designer: Anna Wątróbska-Wdowiarska
Designer: Robert Kotowicz
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The sixth coin of the series commemorates Jadwiga of Anjou, daughter of Louis I of Hungary, who was crowned
Queen of Poland in 1384. In 1386, Jadwiga was married to Ladislas Jagiello, Grand Duke of Lithuania. Despite her
young age, thanks to her strong international position and wise politics, she gained prestige and respect. Known
also for her piety and charity, publicly venerated, Jadwiga was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1997.
The medallic image of Jadwiga, referring to her portrait by Marcello Bacciarelli, shows her left profile, with a veil
and an ornamental crown on her head, a folded dress and a double strand pearl necklace.
The medal’s reverse reads in translation (on the coin’s obverse in an abbraviated version): The third daughter ...