Discussion in 'World Coins' started by petro89, Mar 29, 2011.
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Austria 1877 AR Florin
Can anyone tell me where this coin was minted?
This will complete my 1936 set.
Certainly not in Hungary. The Soviets wouldn't have looked too kindly on this piece.
That’s what I thought, but
magyar bizottsag felhatalmazasabol
Hungarian commission authorizes
I haven’t translated the other side
It says the 10th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution. It also says essai (pattern) but in Hungarian it would read probaveret instead.
These medals came in a case. Here's a picture of the inside inscription. In English - perhaps this committee was a group of expats who commissioned the piece abroad?
So nice to get a decent portrait for a change!
That is a great portrait on it.
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