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Hungary is an exhibiting country the European Union .

National monetary unit of Hungary is the Hungarian florint, One forint makes 100 fillers. Issue of the paper Money carries out the Hungarian national bank. The denominations manufactured after 1997 participate in a money turnover Year. A symbol of national Hungarian currency - HUF .

With declaration in November, 1918 of independence of Hungary, before the a part Austro-Hungary, instead of the Austrian krone the monetary unit had been declared the Hungarian krone. By 1925 as a result of inflation the Hungarian krone has completely depreciated, in this connection the new national monetary unit - a penge on November, 21st, 1925 has been entered.

The Second World War and fascist occupation have called impetuous inflation. For monetary circulation stabilisation on August, 1st, 1946 the power had been spent currency reform. A penge have been interchanged for new monetary unit - forints.

the Flag Hungary the Map Hungary
the Arms Hungary

In the cash circulation there are monetary tickets of denomination 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 and 20000 Forints. Denominations in nominal value 1000 forints printed with 1998 On 2004, have been introduced from a money turnover. They were printed without a holographic strip on an obverse. Time on Data exchange of monetary tickets - 20 years.

Notes of all dignities are presented in the uniform style, some of them have some modifications. Monetary The sign in nominal value of 5000 forints has the sizes 154 x 70 mm, the note face side is decorated by a portrait of the count Ishtvan Secheni, the known Hungarian politician and the patron of art. On a reverse the plotting of its private residence is possessed. The denomination has the following protection: on an obverse there is a watermark in the form of a portrait of count Ishtvana Secheni; to the left of The center the protective strip is possessed; in the left part of face side there passes a holographic strip in width 10 mm. By note consideration under different points of view it is visible or an abbreviation " MNB" or The State Emblem. Primary colours - lilac and light green.

On token moneys of denomination from 200 to 10000 forints portraits of historical figures of the country are represented - From the first king Ishtvan Sacred to Lajosh Koshut.

In Hungary free importation and foreign exchange exportation is carried out. To introduce the native currency from the country It is possible only in the size which is not exceeding 10000 forints, denominations in 1000 forints.

Face side of 500 forints of Hungary
the Back of 500 forints of Hungary

Also in Hungary memorable notes were manufactured. For example, in 2006 there was an issue 500-forintovoj a denomination devoted to the 50 anniversary of the Hungarian revolt of 1956, in 2000 in honour of Millennium celebrating, there were notes of 1000 and 2000 forints.

Face side memorable 2000 forints of Hungary
the Back memorable 2000 forints of Hungary

It is updated 05.2012


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