The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre is a local government cultural institution based in Lublin. It works towards the preservation of cultural heritage and education. Its function is tied to the symbolic and historical meaning of the Centre’s location in the Grodzka Gate, which used to divide Lublin into its respective Christian and Jewish quarters, as well as to Lublin as a meeting place of cultures, traditions and religions.

Part of the Centre are the House of Words and the Lublin Underground Trail.

The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre is a local government cultural institution based in Lublin. It works towards the preservation of cultural heritage and education. Its function is tied to the symbolic and historical meaning of the Centre’s location in the Grodzka Gate, which used to divide Lublin into its respective Christian and Jewish quarters, as well as to Lublin as a meeting place of cultures, traditions and religions.

Part of the Centre are the House of Words and the Lublin Underground Trail.

The Penny Prague, John of Luxembourg

The coin was minted at a time when Lublin received city rights by Wladislaus the Short. John of Luxembourg disclaims any pretensions to the Polish crown. His claims waived upon payment by Casimir the Great kick 20 000 such coins.

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1st half of the 14th century

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Bramowa Street

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Obverse: In the crown, around two wrapper. The inner rim inscription JOHANNES PRIMVS (John First). The outer rim: DEI GRATIA REX Dory (the grace of God King of Bohemia).

Reverse: Czech lion left. Description about: GROSSI PRAGENSES (penny Prague). Coin silver, mint Prague.

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Author of image: Rafał Niedźwiadek
Prepared by: Jacek Jeremicz
The holder of artifact: Rafał Niedźwiadek, ARCHEE company