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Hungary 5 Pengo (Szent Istvan)  1938
Hungary 5 Pengo (Szent Istvan) 1938

This is a large, bold coin depicting Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary, who reigned from 1000 to 1038AD. It is made of silver and contains 0.514 troy ounces of the precious metal.

Catalog values run like this:

worn: $18 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $45

The coin in our main picture, with front and back both showing, carries an orange-brown toning. Some collectors seek out toned coins and pay premiums for them because they like the added interest. Most collectors, however, shun toned coins and prefer the normal white silver color, as in our secondary picture.

Coin: 13677 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: babi, Thu, 24-Jan-2013 18:00:45 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 06-May-2013 02:18:52 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 11-Jan-2015 03:49:27 GMT
Requester description: 1938 head of szent istvan front of coin, back of coin is the hungarian coat of arms, magyar kiralysag
Tags: hungary 5 pengo szent istvan vngarie hungari hvngariae hungarie hvngar hungarian vngaria hung ungarie maghyar magyar hungaria hungariae hungar hvng hungaru ungaria macyar head coat shield arms kiralysag kiralysac sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon soldier hat cap headdress arch dome circle ring soldiered soldiers soldjer helmeted hood caps headband hooded helmet bonnet helmit helmets archi arches archim arched arche circled encircle circlet circles loops circal encircled circuit ringed circumscibed incircled circel circumference encircles encircling rings circling loop circular circumscribed

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