2 Forint

2 Forint -  obverse2 Forint -  reverse

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Features

Country Hungary
Period People's Republic (1949-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1957-1962
Value 2 Forint (2 HUF)
Currency Forint (1946-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-30-1971
Number N# 6940
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 556
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Shield with wreath around and star above

Lettering:
MAGYAR · NÉPKÖZTÁRSASÁG
1957

Translation: Hungarian People's Republic

Reverse

Value

Lettering:
2
BP.
FORINT

Edge

Smooth with wavy pattern (10 times)

2 Forint -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

BP. Budapest, Hungary (1925-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1957 BP. 5 000 000 0.47 0.85 3.80 50%
1958 BP. 1 033 000 13%
1960 BP. 4 000 000 1.01 0.89 41%
1961 BP. 690 000 2.72 12%
1962 BP. 1 190 000 0.83 21%

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