100 Korona Hungarian Gold Coin

100 Korona Hungarian Gold Coin

as low as $2,415.88

Each coin in this offering is in About Uncirculated (AU) condition, displaying slight signs of wear and tear.

We buy at $2,290.87

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Product Description

The 100 Korona Hungarian Gold Coin lived in the shadow of Austrian gold bullion coins due to Hungary’s association with the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Among the scarcest gold coins from the Hungarian Korona series is the Restrike 1908 Hungary 100 Korona Gold Coin. 

Key Features:

  • Each coin comes in protective plastic.
  • Restrike issue available only in 1908.
  • Limited mintage.
  • .9802 Troy oz of gold content.
  • Legal tender and was fully backed by the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • The obverse was designed by Franz Joseph I of Austria.
  • The reverse features the crowned arms of Hungary.

Much of the 19th and early 20th centuries saw Hungary integrated into the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The korona eventually became the fiat currency of an independent Hungary following the empire’s dissolution into separate nations after World War I.

The 1908 Hungary 100 Korona Gold Coins are restrikes from the Austrian Mint, paying homage to Hungary. These coins boast designs distinct from the more common 100 Coronas of Austria. While both coins feature Franz Joseph I, the Hungarian coinage showcases a unique design.

Each coin in this offering is in About Uncirculated (AU) condition, displaying slight signs of wear and tear. This condition aligns roughly with the Sheldon scale’s numeric grade range of 50 to 58.

The obverse of the 100 Korona Hungarian Gold Coin depicts Franz Joseph I, who reigned as Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1848 to 1916. The Hungarian Korona design portrays Franz Joseph I holding a scepter in his right hand and a crowned sphere in his left hand. The coin’s date mark of 1908 is also featured on this side.

On the reverse, the Hungary 100 Korona Gold Coin showcases the Hungarian coat of arms. This emblem includes a crowned shield supported on either side by angels. Notably, the engravings on both sides of the coin are in Hungarian, reflecting Hungary’s distinct linguistic identity rather than Austria’s native German tongue.

All 1908 Hungarian 100 Korona Gold Coins were minted by the Austrian Mint, one of Europe’s oldest operating mint facilities, dating back to its opening in 1194 during the reign of Duke Leopold V. Secure your piece of Hungarian history with these unique and limited restrike coins.

Specifications

Year

2023

Weight

.5g

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