Hungary. 20,000 Forint 1998. 150th Anniversary of the Revolution and War of Independence 1848-51. Gold Proof

One of the seminal events in Hungary's long history was the Revolution of 1848. It was one of many revolutions throughout Europe that year and was the beginning of the end for the Hapsburg Empire.

Many of its leaders and participants, including Lajos Kossuth, István Széchenyi, Sándor Petőfi, József Bem, are among the most respected national figures in Hungarian history, and the anniversary of the revolution's outbreak, on March 15, is one of Hungary's three national holidays.

Quality: Proof
Material: Au
Fineness: .986
Issue limit:  5000 pcs
Diameter:  22 mm
Weight: 6.982 g

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