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Gold forint of King Albert (ruled 1437-1439)
Золотой форинт короля Альберта (годы правления: 1437-1439)
Presented by
Central Bank of Hungary / Hungarian Mint
Nominal value
50 000 hungarian forint
Gold 986°
Production quality
UNC, with edge lettering
Mrs. Fanni KIRÁLY medallist
Hungarian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: a shield inspired by the 2nd type of gold forint coin issued by King Albert, parted quarterly with the Hungarian stripes, the Czeh lion, the Moravian eagle and the Austrian band. The coat-of-arms is surrounded by a selection of mint and mint master marks found on the gold coins of that era. 

Reverse: depiction of an exact copy of the reverse side of the 1st type of gold forint coin issued by King Albert, depicting a standing figure of King St.Ladislaus, with a H and lamb combination of mint- and master mark on his both sides.
A brief annotation
Part of the series of Medieval Hungarian Gold Forints. The Latin edge lettering of the coin makes the inscription in English “Albert, by grace of God, King of Hungary” 

“H” on the reverse means the mint location (Hermannstadt, present-day Sibiu, RO), while the lamb is the emblem of the responsible chamberlain, János Lemmel.
New issue
№ 2(63) 2023
№ 2(63) 2023
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