1 Forint KM465 Hungary

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Country Hungary
Value 1
Denomination Forint
KM# 465 Dates 1881 Notes 1 Forint (Hungary)

Obverse

AHG 1 forint 1878 Selmecbanya obverse

A profile of Franz Joseph I of Austria facing right. He is wearing a laurel wreath and the ribbon from the laurel wreath falls down the back of his neck. He has bushy eyebrows, a curly mustache and enormous sideburns, but no beard. Around him is written "FERENCZ JÓZSEF I.K.A.CS.ÉS M.H.S.D.O.AP.KIR."" (this is an abbreviation of his full title, which can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Joseph_I_of_Austria#Official_Grand_Title). Below him is written "K.B." Lining the rim of the coin is a small scalloped pattern.

Reverse

AHG hun 1 1887 reverse

The coat of arms of the Lands of the Holy Hungarian Crown. This consists of the Hungarian shield (horizontal stripes on the left, double cross, crown and three hills on the right) surrounded by another shield, This shield consists of a checkerboard pattern in the top left, three lion's heads on the top right, a star in the middle left, a running weasel in the lower left, a Hapsburg-Lorraine eagle flanked by sun and moon in the middle right, and seven castles in the lower right. Above this is the Hungarian crown, with rounded top and tilted cross. To the left of the shield is written "1" and to the right, "Frt". This whole design is surrounded by a circle, outside of which is written "MAGYAR" on the left and "KIRÁLYSÁG" on the right (translation: "Kingdom of Hungary"). At the bottom of the coin, and separated from the other writing by a star on each side, is the year. Lining the rim of the coin is a small scalloped pattern.

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