500 Forint European Currency Union - ECU

500 Forint (European Currency Union - ECU) -  obverse500 Forint (European Currency Union - ECU) -  reverse

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Issuer Hungary
Period Republic (1989-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 500 Forint
500 HUF = USD 1.58
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 31.46 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3.00 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 34389
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 710,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 215
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Integration into the European Union



19 94

Engravers: György Bognár, Dezső Vári, László Fogarasi


The statue of St.István in the Buda Castle, the Fishermen's Bastion in the background.
12 five-pointed stars of the European Union in circle.


Engravers: György Bognár, Dezső Vári, László Fogarasi


152 reeds


Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1994 BP 10 000 $ 28 43%
1994 BP 30 000 $ 19 60% Proof
1994 BP 50 0% Trial strike: "PRÓBAVERET" BU
1994 BP 50 0% Trial strike: "PRÓBAVERET" Proof

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Bullion value: USD 21.92 Search tips
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