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Poland 1951 – Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus appears for the seventh time in our list on the highest-but-one value in a set of six issued to mark the first Polish Scientific Congress. The other subjects in the set, in ascending order of value, were: Stanislaw Staszic, a leader of the Polish enlightenment; Marie Curie; Zygmunt Wróblewski and Karol Olszewski, a pair of chemists and physicists who worked together; Marceli Nencki, a biochemist; and finally a coat of arms with the inscription “1st Kongres Nauki Polskiej” and a symbolic dove and book.


SG number
Face value
Colour
709
1.15 z
Purple
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