5 Forint Lajos Kossuth; large issue

5 Forint (Lajos Kossuth; large issue) -  obverse5 Forint (Lajos Kossuth; large issue) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hungary
Period People's Republic (1949-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1971-1982
Value 5 Forint (5 HUF)
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 5.73 g
Diameter 24.3 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 594,
  • 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.
ÉH# 1583,
  • Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9789638314215.
  • Emil Unger; 2000. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 2. 1526-1740. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9638314222.
  • Emil Unger; 2001. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 3. 1740-1922. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary. ISBN 9688314230.
H# 2318
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany. ISBN 9783870451622.

Obverse

Lajos Kossuth facing Right

Lettering:
MAGYAR NÉPKÖZTÁRSASÁG
KOSSUTH

Translation:
People's Republic of Hungary
Kossuth

Reverse

Small shield above denomination separating date with BP between shield and numeral

Lettering:
19 71
BP.
5
FORINT

Edge

Milled

Mint

BP Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971 BP 20,004,000 0.18 0.35 0.36 0.56 0.36 63%
1972 BP 5,000,000 0.13 0.60 0.48 20%
1973 BP 100,000 3.32 1.8%
1974 BP 50,000 1.95 1.7%
1975 BP 50,000 1.3%
1976 BP 5,090,000 0.24 0.36 1.01 17%
1977 BP 50,000 2.98 1.2%
1978 BP 6,000,000 0.30 0.27 1.00 17%
1979 BP 10,000,000 0.48 0.25 1.19 19%
1980 BP 6,002,000 0.38 0.49 1.01 12%
1981 BP 5,002,000 0.60 0.54 0.57 12%
1982 BP 936,000 2.76 4%

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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