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£1,916.74 oz
Silver 0.61%
£22.79 oz
Platinum 0.27%
£771.84 oz
Gold 0.86%
£1,916.74 oz
Silver 0.61%
£22.79 oz
Platinum 0.27%
£22.79 oz
Austro-Hungarian Gold

Gold 8 Forint 20 Francs


 

Gold 20 Fr 8 Frt Bullion Value

£357.73

Gold 10 Fr 4 Frt Bullion Value

£178.91

T he Gold 8 Forint 20 Franc represents an important part of European history which saw the unification of modern day Hungary and Austria in one empire and with a common currency. The Austro-Hungarian 8 Forint 20 franc Gold coin is a rare coin insofar that it carries two denominations, the Hungarian Forint and the 20 franc which was common in the region at the time. This beautiful Gold coin displays the royal arms of Hungary, and the portrait of Austria's Franz Joseph whom also featured on the Gold Ducat

The Gold Forint's name comes from Florence where Gold coins were struck since 1250s and were called fiorino d’oro. Between 1868 and 1892, the Gold forint became the Austro-Hungarian Empire's currency. Two types of Gold 8 forint 20 franc coins are available to purchase, one Hungarian and one Austrian version. The coin is dual denominated with '20 francs' as well as the 8 Forint because this allowed the coins to be accepted at par with the Gold French 20 franc coin by French state cashiers

 

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Gold 20 Fr 8 Frt

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£418.67

£364.89

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Gold 10 Fr 4 Frt

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£223.71

£186.07

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Gold 20 Fr 8 Frt

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£415.10

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Gold 10 Fr 4 Frt

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£221.92

£182.49

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The Gold Austrian 8 Forint 20 Francs and the smaller 4 Forint 10 Franc coins was in production between 1870 and 1892. The 1892 date is the official restrike, meaning that these coins were produced at a later time and are not original currency coins. Restrike 8 Forint 20 Franc coins are not as valuable at the originals, however, as restrikes are modern coins they are typically seen in better condition which most investors prefer

Investors looking to sell a Gold 8 Forint 20 Franc coin or the smaller 4 Forint 10 Franc coin are assured of above spot price rates which are displayed on screen at all times. These coins were part of the Latin Currency Union and are popular with European Gold coin collectors. This Austro-Hungarian Gold coin is a relatively low premium historical coin that trades close to its bullion value irrespective of it is is a restrike or original


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