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Hungarian Presidency Council of Europe
Председательство Венгрии в Совете Европы
Presented by
Hungarian Mint
Nominal value
2 000 hungarian forint
Weight
16 g
Diameter
34 mm
Metal
Cu75Ni4Zn21
Mintage
7 500 pcs
Production quality
Proof-like, with fine annular grooves on both side of the coin with legends struck on them, and also with edge-lettering
Designer
Balázs BITÓ medallist
Producer
Hungarian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse shows a detail of Europe on the globe, depicted from space, evoking European unity and the spirit of pan-European cooperation. The back features the official logo of the Hungarian Presidency of the European Council, with heraldic cross-hatching for the colours of the national flag of Hungary. The legend struck on fine annular grooves reads HUNGARIAN PRESIDENCY COUNCIL OF EUROPE in Hungarian, while the circular legend around the edge reads the same in French and English, the two official languages of the Council.
A brief annotation
Hungary holded the Presidency of the European Council from May to November 2021. The Council currently has 47 members as a regional international organisation being a proponent of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Hungary was the first country from the Eastern bloc to become a member when joining to it in 1990.
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