This note is a 5 Forint large sized remainder note issued by the Hungarian Fund, a community in New York, made up of Hungarian refugees who settled in New York.
In 1848, the Hungarian people revolted against the Austrian Empire to gain their freedom. After a short-lived freedom, the Imperial Austrian government crushed the rebellion and many leaders sought refuge in America. President Abraham Lincoln drew up a resolution that praised the revolution. One of the revolution's leaders was Finance Minister Lajos Kossuth, whose signature appears on the notes.
- UNLISTED note in the Haxby reference.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- These notes come both Unissued and Issued.
- This note is Unissued and grades Almost Uncirculated.
- Face: Features an ornate border around it with vignettes of an arm holding a hammer and of a woman sitting.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
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