Hungary 10,000 Forint 2016. The Castle of Szigetvár. Silver Proof

The Castle of Szigetvár
The newest issue in the “Hungarian Castles” series salutes the Szigetvár Castle on the  450th anniversary of the Szigetvár siege.

The obverse represents the half figure of Miklós Zrínyi, defender of the castle, in armor, wearing a hat, a sword in the right hand and a mace in the left. The upper circle legend of the reverse reads SZIGETVÁR CASTLE in Hungarian (SZIGETVÁRI VÁR) while the main motif represents the current southern view of the castle. There is a quote in the foreground from the epic Peril of Sziget of the great-grandson Miklós Zrínyi (1620-1664), poet and military leader, inspiring soldiers to break out, struck with small font size letters. 

Denomination Quality Metal Issue limit Diameter Weight   

10000 HUF       Proof .925 silver 5,000 38.61 mm 31.46 g  


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