Ignacy Łukasiewicz [10]

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Ignacy Łukasiewicz

Subject: no
Face value: 10 pln
Alloy: 999/1000 Ag
Diameter: 32 mm
Weight: 31.1 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 10000 pcs
On the edge: smooth
Additional: no
Date of issue: 2022-03-08
Issue price: 290 pln
The reverse of the coin features the image of Ignacy Łukasiewicz, the presumed prototype of the paraffin lamp, and a view of the world’s oldest oil well established by Łukasiewicz in Bóbrka.

Designer: Dobrochna Surajewska


Designer: Dobrochna Surajewska

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200th Anniversary of the Birth of Ignacy Łukasiewicz

On 31 July 1853, an operating theatre of a Lviv hospital was illuminated by the light of a paraffin lamp that was invented by pharmacist Ignacy Łukasiewicz and made by tinsmith Adam Bratkowski. It marked the first attempt to use the invention in a public space. What was revolutionary was not the lamp itself, but the use of paraffin to fuel it, which was obtained from crude oil by fractional distillation. The achievement was confirmed on 2 December 1853 by a patent granted by the Austrian Patent Office. It was issued in the two names of Ignacy Łukasiewicz and his associate Jan Zeh.

In addition to devising a method for obtaining paraffin and inventing the paraffin lamp, while still working at the “Pod Złotą Gwiazdą” [Under the Golden Star] ...

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