2 Forint Kossuth bankó

2 Forint (Kossuth bankó) - obverse2 Forint (Kossuth bankó) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Hungary
Issuing bank Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank (Hungarian Commercial Bank)
Period War of Independence (1848-1849)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1848-1849
Value 2 Gulden (Forint)
Currency Austro-Hungarian Florin (1754-1857)
Composition Paper (Paper: white, Color: pink)
Size 127 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 8 March 1849
Number
N#
215437
References P# S115,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
Adamo MBK1# G106
István Adamovszky; 2009. Magyar Bankjegy Katalógus 1759-1925 (1st. Issue). adamo, Budapest.

Obverse

Face value in 5 languages
No date
3 signatures

Scripts: Cyrillic, Latin, Latin (cursive)

Lettering:
Zwei Gulden. * 2 Dva Zlaty. *
KÉT FORINT
Ezen bankjegy két forintért, három húszast egy
forintra számítva, minden közpénztárnál elfogadtatik, és
a Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank által akármikor ezüst
pénzre felváltattatik.

Translation:
1 forint
This banknote, counting as three twenty coins for a forint, shall be accepted by all public pay desks and shall be exchanged to silver money by the Hungarian Commercial Bank.

Designer: József Tyroler

József Tyroler [jOĶef tiroler], according to the usual order of Hungarian names Tyroler József, was a Hungarian graphic designer.

Reverse

Forgery warning in 5 languages

Scripts: Cyrillic, Latin

Lettering:
E' jegyek hamisítói 's utánzói nyolcz évre ter-
jedhető börtönöztetéssel büntet-tetnek.

Translation: The forgers and imitators of these notes can be penalted by eight years of imprisonment.

Designer: József Tyroler

József Tyroler [jOĶef tiroler], according to the usual order of Hungarian names Tyroler József, was a Hungarian graphic designer.

Watermark

Large "2ft"

Comments

Signatures:
-Ferencz Völgyi
-Lajos Kossuth
-János Rögler

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1848-1849) 

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