100 Forint King Saint Stephen

100 Forint (King Saint Stephen) - obverse100 Forint (King Saint Stephen) - reverse

© Jason Rosen & Christina Valere


Issuer Hungary
Period People's Republic (1949-1989)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1972
Value 100 Forint (100 HUF)
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Silver (.640)
Weight 22 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 597,
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.
ÉH# 1559,
Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary.
And 2 more volumes.
H# 2378,
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.
Adamo# EM39
jr. István Adamovszky, Péter Molnár; 2023. Magyar Érme Katalógus 1790-2023 (5th edition). Adamo, Budapest.

Commemorative issue

1000th Anniversary of Saint Stephen's birth


St. Stephen's Monogram

Script: Latin


Translation: Hungarian People's Republic

Engraver: Viktória CSÚCS


Crowned King Szent István facing forward in pearl cicrcle

Script: Latin


Translation: King Stephen

Engraver: Viktória Csúcs


Smooth with imprints (left to right repeating pattern of a fish, a dot, a star, and a hyphen)

100 Forint (King Saint Stephen) -  obverse

© Jason Rosen & Christina Valere


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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972 BP. 24 000 $ 12 $ 24 94%
1972 BP. 6 000 9% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 100 Forint (King Saint Stephen)
Auction 103
Lot 289
Internet Archive
Dec 9, 2023 1972 BP. UNC USD 35.75
(EUR 33.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 100 Forint (King Saint Stephen)
Auction 77
Lot 1780
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 1972 BP. UNC USD 24.91
(EUR 23.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 100 Forint (King Saint Stephen)
Auction 69
Lot 319
Internet Archive
Oct 29, 2022 1972 BP. UNC USD 21.66
(EUR 20.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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