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2 Forint Kossuth bankó

Features

Country Hungary
Issuing bank Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank (Hungarian Commercial Bank)
Period War of Independence (1848-1849)
Year 1848
Value 2 Forint (2)
Currency Austro-Hungarian gulden (1754-1857)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# S112
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Face value in 5 languages
No date
3 signatures

Lettering:
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:
2 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.

Reverse

Forgery warning in 5 languages

Lettering:
Ezen jegyek hamisítói 's utánzói nyolcz évre ter-
jedhető börtönöztetéssel büntettetnek.

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

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1848) 

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Banknotes Hungary 2 Forint (Kossuth bankó)