Battle of Grunwald in 1410

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A 2 zloty coin commemorating the Battle of Grunwald issued in 2010.

The 15th July 1410 is a date that almost every Pole will be able to tell you what happened on that day in history. On this date the Battle of Grunwald (Tannenberg) – one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe took place. The battle was fought between German–Prussian Teutonic Knights and an alliance of armies under the banners of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The army of Teutonic Knights were resoundingly defeated.

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