The coins of Stanisław August Poniatowski are an extremely interesting section in the history of Polish coinage. The number of denominations, varieties and types gives an extremely wide range of opportunities to create a collection of coins of this ruler, but also to catalog creators who catalog specialized collections that distinguish the smallest details.
Today we want to show you a two-zloty note, not described in the specialist catalog of Parchimowicz and Brzeziński, a variant with three leaves in a wreath, with a dot after AUG for a change with Sylma’s initials. The coin is in excellent mint condition and is a real treat for gold coin collectors.
Additionally, the coin is graded NGC on note MS61.
Obverse: head of the king facing right, along the edge legend:
STANISLAUS AUG.D.G.REX POL.M.D.L.;
Reverse: a crowned five-field shield with the coats of arms of the Crown, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Ciołek Poniatowski coat of arms, in a palm wreath with a ribbon with the Order of the White Eagle; below it, separated by the Order, the initials F-S (Fryderyk Sylma) and the face value of 8-GR, along the rim is a legend: