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the standard monetary unit of Poland, divided into 100 groszy
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the monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy. The gold content of the złoty, established in 1950, is 0.222168 g of pure gold. According to the rate of exchange of the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, on Jan. 1, 1972, 100 ziotys equaled 22 rubles 50 kopeks.

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