• 50 Forint 2012-2020, KM# 850, Hungary
  • 50 Forint 2012-2020, KM# 850, Hungary
Description

According to Hungary's new constitution, effective as of 1 January 2012, the country's official name changes from "Magyar Köztársaság" (Republic of Hungary) to "Magyarország" (Hungary). Although Hungary is still a republic, this does not appear anymore on its coinage: from 2012 Hungarian legal tender bears the country's new official name, "Magyarország".

Obverse

Saker falcon, country name above, date below.

he saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a large species of falcon. This species breeds from central Europe eastwards across the Palearctic to Manchuria. It is mainly migratory except in the southernmost parts of its range, wintering in Ethiopia, the Arabian peninsula, northern Pakistan and western China. The saker falcon is the national bird of Hungary, United Arab Emirates, and Mongolia.

A Hungarian mythological bird, the Turul, was probably a saker falcon (kerecsensólyom), and the saker falcon is the national bird of Hungary.

Engraver: István Bartos

MAGYARORSZÁG
· 2013 ·

Reverse

Denomination.

Engraver: István Kósa

50
FORINT
BP.

Edge

50 Forint

3rd Republic
KM# 850
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 7.7 g
Diameter 27.4 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Budapest Mint (BP)

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