Mint Year: 1930 Mint Place: Warsaw Reference: KM-Y#19.1. R! Denomination: 5 Zlotych - Revolution of 1830 Centennial Condition: A few edge-nicks, some scratches and hairlines, otherwise XF/VF+ Material: Silver (.750) Weight: 17.95gm Diameter: 33mm
Obverse: Pole with flag and banner divides dates. Legend: 1830 WSETNA ROCZNICE POWSTANIA 1930
Reverse:Crowned heraldic eagle of Poland (also known as the "white eagle") above date (1930). Legend: 5 ZLOTYCH 5
The November Uprising (1830–31), Polish–Russian War 1830–31 also known as the Cadet Revolution, was an armed rebellion in the heartland of partitioned Poland against the Russian Empire. The uprising began on 29 November 1830 in Warsaw when the young Polish officers from the local Army of the Congress Poland's military academy revolted, led by lieutenant Piotr Wysocki. They were soon joined by large segments of Polish society, and the insurrection spread to the territories of Lithuania, Western Belarus, and the right-bank of Ukraine. Despite some local successes, the uprising was eventually crushed by a numerically superior Imperial Russian Army under Ivan Paskevich.
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