Hungary. 3,000 Forint 2012. London Kayaking B.U. Mint Set

Canoeing and kayaking were introduced at the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936 and have been a part of the quadrennial program ever since. From 1936 to 2008 a total of 582 gold, silver, and bronze medals have been awarded. Astoundingly, the athletes of Hungary have won a total of 71 of them (19 gold, 27 silver, and 25 bronze), 16 more than the second place Germans. The USA has 16 in total.
With London calling in the summer of 2012, the National Bank of Hungary is saluting this feat of athletic dominance with a pair of legal tender coins: a gold one for canoeing, and a silver one for kayaking.
The silver 3,000 forint coin by Balázs Bitó shows two views of the doubled-bladed paddle used in kayaking on the obverse with the same legends as on the gold coin, while the reverse offers a glimpse of three women kayakers in competition.
Only 3,000 uncirculated versions of this coin were made and they are available only as part of a special summer games brilliant uncirculated specimen mint set featuring this and the six 2012 Hungarian circulation coins : 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 forints. 

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