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50 Forint Ignác Semmelweis

50 Forint (Ignác Semmelweis) -  obverse 50 Forint (Ignác Semmelweis) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hungary
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1968
Value 50 Forint (50 HUF)
Metal Gold (.900)
Weight 4.205 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 0.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 583
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

150th Anniversary of Birth of Ignác Semmelweis

Obverse

Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis was a Hungarian physician now known as an early pioneer of antiseptic procedures. Described as the "savior of mothers".

Lettering:
MAGYAR NÉPKÖZTÁRSASÁG
SEMMELWEIS
1818-1865

Engraver: József Reményi

József Reményi was a Hungarian sculptor and coin designer who, following his studies in Italy and Germany, worked as teacher of applied arts and was later nominated the artistic director of the Hungarian Mint.

Reverse

Lettering:
ÖTVEN FORINT
BP
1968
50

Engraver: Dezső Kovács

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968 BP 25,000 Proof

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