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The Gold Florin of King Sigismund /1387-1437/
Золотой флорин короля Сигизмунда  (1387–1437)
Presented by
Hungarian Mint
Nominal value
50 000 hungarian forint
Weight
13,964
Diameter
20
Metal
Gold 986°
Mintage
500
Production quality
Uncirculated with edge lettering
Designer
Tamás E. Soltra, sculptor
Producer
Hungarian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
The front of the coin depicts the coat of arms of Sigismund’s first type of gold forint (florin). The back depicts Saint Ladislaus holding a battle-axe in his right hand and the orb in his left hand, with the letters M–O by his sides, the mark of Buda Chamberlain Mikes Jemnisti, and the number 13 between the legs of the saint. The coin has the legend “† SIGISMVNDI ∙ D ∙ G ∙ R ∙ VNGARIE” (Sigismund, by the Grace of God King of Hungary).
A brief annotation
The coin is a tribute to the famous Hungarian gold florins the name of which was the source of the name of the actual Hungarian currency, the Forint.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
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