A 2 zloty coin from Poland issued in 2006 featuring a Swistak (Marmota marmot).
The Polish word Swistak is Marmut in English.
The High Tatra mountain area of Poland is home to a population of about one thousand marmuts and are a protected species.
The word świstak in Polish also means whistler.
A Polish 1 zloty coin minted in 1995.
The currency used in Poland is called the złoty (symbol: zł / exchange code: PLN). The world zloty, literally translated means ‘gold’ or ‘golden’. The modern złoty is subdivided into 100 grosz. The usual English plural form of the word zloty is zlotys.
A 100 zloty banknote issued in 1988 featuring the socialist activist and theoretician Ludwik Warynski
A 20,000 Zloty Polish banknote from 1989 featuring the Nobel Prize winning Chemist and Physicist Marie Curie.