Poland, 1968, 4.50 Zl. 11 x 11 (1/2). multicoloured
Stanley Gibbons: 1849
Yvert et Tellier: 1719
«Stańczyk during a Ball at the Court of Queen Bona after the Loss of Smoleńsk» (Jan Matejko, 1862, National Museum in Warsaw). The jester is the only person at a royal ball who is troubled by the news that the Russians have captured Smolensk. This event happened in 1514.
Artists: Matejko Jan
Plots: The Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars