5 Pengő KM516 Hungary

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Country Hungary
Value 5
Denomination Pengő
KM# 516 Dates 1938 Notes 5 Pengő (Hungary)

Obverse

The Hungarian coat of arms with a scepter and a sword crossing at an almost horizontal angle. The scepter is angled from left to right and behind the sword. The sword is angled from right to left. Protruding from behind the shield on the left can be seen an oak branch. Protruding from behind the shield on the right is a number of crocuses. A halo can be seen glowing in a circle behind the crown. In line with the bottom of the double cross on the shield and dissected by the shield is the year, divided into two digits on either side, each with the small dot on the outside. At the top is written “* MAGYAR - KIRÁLYSÁG *” and at the bottom is written “-5-PENGŐ-”. Just inside the rim of the coin is a tiny scalloped pattern.

Reverse

HUP 5SZT Istvan 1938 obverse

A profile of Stephan the First of Hungary (Saint Stephan) facing left with a prominent beard and moustache and wavy hair flowing down to his shoulders. He wears a rounded crown with a cross on top. He is also wearing a long-sleeved shirt and a royal tunic complete with edging and a jewel clasp at the shoulder. Surrounding his entire head in an orb of light is a circle representing his halo. Around the left edge of the coin is written “- SZT-ISTVÁN-” (translation: “Saint Stephan”). Along the right edge is written his dates. A small sun symbol followed by “969 + 1308 -”. Just inside the rim of the coin is a tiny scalloped pattern.

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