Hungary 5,000 Forint 2015. 425th anniversary of the first translation of the Bible into Hungarian. Gold Proof


The Magyar Nemzeti Bank (National Bank of Hungary) has issued a gold coin with a face value of HUF 50,000 to commemorate the 425th anniversary of the first complete translation of the Bible into Hungarian.

The obverse features a representation of the Vizsoly Reformed Church. On the right, the coin is inscribed with ‘MAGYARORSZÁG’, with the value numeral and the inscription ‘FORINT’ placed below it in two horizontal lines. The mint year ‘2015’ and the mint mark ‘BP’ are positioned on the left of the representation.

The reverse bears a representation of a ‘V’ initial in a square frame. Outside the frame, the inscriptions from the left to the right read ‘425 ÉVES A VIZSOLYI BIBLIA’ and ’1590 – 2015’. The initials of designer Andrea Horváth are placed on the lower edge, in the centre. 

The 5,000 forint coin is struck in .999 fine gold. It weighs 0.5 grams and it is 11 mm in diameter. It has a milled edge.

The mintage limit of both the HUF 5,000 gold coin is 5,000 pieces. 

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