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5 Forint Lajos Kossuth; small issue

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

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Features

Country Hungary
Period People's Republic (1949-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1983-1989
Value 5 Forint (5 HUF)
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23.4 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1995
References KM# 635,
  • 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# 95a,
  • 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.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
ÉH# 1636
  • 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.

Obverse

Lajos Kossuth facing right

Lettering:
MAGYAR NÉPKÖZTÁRSASÁG
KOSSUTH

Translation:
Hungarian People's Republic
Kossuth

Reverse

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

Lettering:
19 89
BP.
5
FORINT

Edge

Milled

Mint

BP Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983 BP 15,240,000 0.13 0.23 0.20 1.03 35%
1984 BP 25,018,000 0.13 0.13 0.29 0.34 0.45 1.06 50%
1985 BP 25,286,000 0.20 0.23 0.35 0.25 0.52 42%
1986 BP 1,030,000 0.25 5%
1987 BP 30,000 0.6%
1988 BP 4,050,000 0.29 0.32 0.70 1.59 14%
1989 BP 39,014,000 0.11 0.06 0.22 0.31 0.35 0.59 0.95 44%

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