Set of coins – general description of the Warszawska treasure
A treasure of silver coins found in 1962 at Warszawska Street; 15th and early 16th centuries.
Hidden in a vessel 2 meters below road surface. More than 1 meter above the treasure was a layer of debris from a fire. The treasure included Polish, Bohemian and Silesian coins: crown półgrosze of Władysław Jagiełło (1386–1434), Casimir Jagiellon (1447–1492) and John Albert (1492–1501), crown denarii of Casimir Jagiellon and John Albert, Prague groschens of Vladislaus II of Hungary (1490–1516), Wrocław and Krnov groschens of Matthias Corvinus (1469–1490).
In total, the treasure consists of 243 coins, 163 of which are shown in the exhibition (with particular focus on the 31 best-preserved ones).
The remaining coins can be seen in the exhibition "Dzieje miasta Częstochowy" ("History of the city of Częstochowa") presented in the Old City Hall at Biegańskiego Street.