2 Pengő - Miklós Horthy

2 Pengő - Miklós Horthy -  obverse2 Pengő - Miklós Horthy -  reverse

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Features

Country Hungary
Regent Nicolas Horthy (1920-1944)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1941-1943
Value 2 Pengő (2)
Currency Pengő (1927-1946)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1945
Number N# 6584
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 522,
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# 35,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
ÉH# 1515; 1516,
Emil Unger; 1997. Magyar Éremhatározó / Kötet 1. 1000-1540. Ajtósi Dűrer Könyvkiadó, Budapest, Hungary.
And 2 more volumes.
H# 2244; 2245
Huszár Lajos; 1979. Münzkatalog Ungarn. Battenberg, Munich, Germany.

Obverse

Coat of Arms (The Holy Crown of Hungary also known as the Crown of Saint Stephen adores the shield)

Lettering: ·MAGYAR·KIRÁLYSÁG·1941·

Translation: Kingdom of Hungary 1941

Engraver: Lajos Berán

Lajos Berán was a Hungarian sculptor and artist noted for his medal work. Along with Fülöp Ö. Beck and Ede Telcs Lajos Berán was one of the Hungarian artists who popularized medal art.

Reverse

The value in a circle and a wreath around the rim

Lettering:
2 PENGŐ
BP.
·BERÁNIL·

Engraver: Lajos Berán

Lajos Berán was a Hungarian sculptor and artist noted for his medal work. Along with Fülöp Ö. Beck and Ede Telcs Lajos Berán was one of the Hungarian artists who popularized medal art.

Edge

Reeded

2 Pengő - Miklós Horthy -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

BP Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

Comments



The Shield (Part of Coat of arms):
The shield is split into two parts: the Left side  features  Árpád stripes (4 red & 4 silver stripes and the silver stripes represent four rivers: Danube, Tisza, Dráva, and Száva).
The Right side consists of an silver double cross situated inside a small golden crown. The crown is placed on the middle heap of three  hills, representing the mountain ranges of Tátra, Mátra, and Fátra

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1941 BP 24 000 000 0.25 0.57 0.59 0.59 1.22 65% KM#522.1 (base of 2 is flat); see comments
1941 BP 2% KM#522.2 (base of 2 is wavy) Restrike with Rose
1941 BP 40 000 43.17 1.7% KM#522.2 (base of 2 is wavy); see comments
1942 BP 8 000 000 0.83 0.55 28% KM#522.1 (base of 2 is flat)
1943 BP 10 000 000 0.20 0.63 0.59 0.47 38% KM#522.1 (base of 2 is flat)

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