World Banknote Collection Hungary 1852-1946 | 1975-2017 1 Forint, 1852 Uniface

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 & Back Lajos Kossuth was the first President of the Hungarian Republic of 1848. He issued
notes of the Hungarian Finance Department in order to raise funds for his fight
for freedom. These notes bore his signature are important historic items today. 1,000,000 Korona, 1923
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 & Back Courtesy ybnotes. 100 Pengo, 1930
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Front: Matthias Corvinus (1443-1490), King of Hungary and Croatia 1458-1490
Back: Buda Castle (Royal palace) in Budapest Royal palace
Enlarge: Palace 100 Million Milpengo, (American 100 Trillion Pengo) 1946
(100,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
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Front: Woman wearing headscarf
Back: Parliament building in Budapest Parliament building
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(10,000,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
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 & Back 100 Million B-Pengo, (America 100 Quintillion Pengo) 1946
(100,000,000,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
Highest denomination ever issued by any country
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Front: Woman wearing headscarf
Back: Parliament building in Budapest Parliament building
Enlarge: Parliament 1 Milliard B-Pengo, (American 1 Sextillion Pengo) 1946
(1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
Highest denomination ever printed by any country
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Hungary 1946 – Banknotes were so worthless that they were discarded like trash.
1852-1946 | 1975-2017
Back to Europe
Hungary, located in central Europe, was a kingdom found by the Magyars in the 9th
century. After suffering repeated Turkish invasions and followed by Habsburg
control, it regained independence in 1867 under the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Became a republic briefly in 1918, followed by communist rule in 1919 and then
regained monarchy in 1920. Came under German occupation during WWII and Soviet
occupation after WWII. It became the People’s Republic in 1949 and a republic
since 1989. For a more detailed
country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Hungary. Top of Page This site best viewed at display resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
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             Hungary 1852-1946 | 1975-2017  1 Forint, 1852 Uniface
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Lajos Kossuth was the first President of the Hungarian Republic of 1848. He issued
notes of the Hungarian Finance Department in order to raise funds for his fight
for freedom. These notes bore his signature are important historic items today.
 1,000,000 Korona, 1923
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Courtesy ybnotes.
 100 Pengo, 1930
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Front: Matthias Corvinus (1443-1490), King of Hungary and Croatia 1458-1490
Back: Buda Castle (Royal palace) in Budapest
Front: Matthias Corvinus (1443-1490), King of Hungary and Croatia 1458-1490Back: Buda Castle (Royal palace) in Budapest Royal palace
Enlarge: Palace 100 Million Milpengo, (American 100 Trillion Pengo) 1946
(100,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
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 & Back
Front: Woman wearing headscarf
Back: Parliament building in Budapest
Front: Woman wearing headscarfBack: Parliament building in Budapest Parliament building
Enlarge: Parliament 10,000 B-Pengo, (American 10 Quadrillion Pengo) 1946
(10,000,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
Enlarge: Front
 & Back  100 Million B-Pengo, (America 100 Quintillion Pengo) 1946
(100,000,000,000,000,000,000 Pengo)
Highest denomination ever issued by any country
Enlarge: Front
 & Back
Front: Woman wearing headscarf
Back: Parliament building in Budapest
Front: Woman wearing headscarfBack: Parliament building in Budapest Parliament building
Enlarge: Parliament 1 Milliard B-Pengo, (American 1 Sextillion Pengo) 1946
(1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
Highest denomination ever printed by any country
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 & Back Money for the Trash
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Hungary 1946 – Banknotes were so worthless that they were discarded like trash.
1852-1946 | 1975-2017Back to Europe
Hungary, located in central Europe, was a kingdom found by the Magyars in the 9th
century. After suffering repeated Turkish invasions and followed by Habsburg
control, it regained independence in 1867 under the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Became a republic briefly in 1918, followed by communist rule in 1919 and then
regained monarchy in 1920. Came under German occupation during WWII and Soviet
occupation after WWII. It became the People’s Republic in 1949 and a republic
since 1989. For a more detailed
country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Hungary. This site best viewed at display resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
Copyright � 2017 Tom Chao ~ All Rights Reserved