500 Forint Chess Machine

500 Forint (Chess Machine) - obverse500 Forint (Chess Machine) - reverse

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Issuer Hungary
Period Republic (1989-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2002
Value 500 Forint
500 HUF = USD 1.40
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 14 g
Size 28 × 28 mm
Thickness 2.1 mm
Shape Square with rounded corners
Technique Milled
Number N# 12900
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 764,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Adamo# EM181
István Adamovszky, Péter Molnár; 2020. Magyar Érme Katalógus 1790-2020 (4th edition). Adamo, Budapest.

Commemorative issue

Farkas Kempelen's Chess Machine


Chess board letters and numbers, inscriptions within

Script: Latin

2002 BP.

Translation: Republic of Hungary

Engraver: Áron Bohus


Chess Machine by Kempelen Farkas

Script: Latin


Translation: Farkas Kempelen's chess machine 1769

Engraver: Áron Bohus




BP. Hungarian mint, Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002 BP. 5 000 $ 17 88%
2002 BP. 5 000 17% Proof

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