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2 Forint

Features

Country Hungary
Period People's Republic (1949-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1970-1989
Value 2 Forint (2 HUF)
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 4.44 g
Diameter 22.4 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-30-1995
References KM# 591,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 94,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
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ÉH# 1586,
  • Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9789638314215.
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H# 2323
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany. ISBN 9783870451622.

Obverse

Value separates date

Lettering: 2 FORINT BP. 1985

Reverse

Hungarian socialist banner with writing above

Lettering: MAGYAR NÉPKÖZTÁRSASÁG

Translation: Hungarian People's Republic

Edge

Smooth

2 Forint -  obverse

Mint

BP Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970 BP 49,195,000 0.07 0.12 0.14 0.40 0.37 46%
1971 BP 10,830,000 0.13 0.24 0.25 0.44 18%
1972 BP 10,015,000 0.06 0.09 0.24 0.27 18%
1973 BP 820,000 3.01 3%
1974 BP 10,000,000 0.17 0.18 0.25 0.27 18%
1975 BP 20,030,000 0.15 0.12 0.25 0.31 26%
1976 BP 15,000,000 0.17 0.24 0.18 0.14 0.74 22%
1977 BP 10,115,000 0.15 0.23 0.24 0.23 0.74 17%
1978 BP 12,000,000 0.18 0.18 0.24 0.26 2.37 18%
1979 BP 10,127,000 0.24 0.30 0.07 17%
1980 BP 12,005,000 0.12 0.12 0.24 0.15 18%
1981 BP 10,010,000 0.18 0.24 0.24 0.74 16%
1982 BP 10,005,000 0.13 0.36 0.25 0.27 0.74 17%
1983 BP 20,160,000 2.06 0.18 0.18 0.25 0.19 0.74 23%
1984 BP 5,000,000 0.09 0.38 0.83 1.13 10%
1985 BP 10,675,000 0.27 0.27 0.24 16%
1986 BP 30,000 0.5%
1987 BP 5,030,000 0.25 0.24 0.19 9%
1988 BP 5,035,000 0.09 0.24 0.24 9%
1989 BP 79,223,000 0.11 0.18 0.13 0.24 0.30 0.55 1.08 40%

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