Another mystery bill
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Hello.

 

Can anyone help me identify this note? My first guess would be Hungary, but I can't seem to find a 5 forint bill that matches this description. Croatia also used the "Forint" denomination but there is no listing there.Then I thought, Austrio-Hungary but there is no listing with a forint denomination in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money..Above the serial number it says, Buda-Pest, September 1, 1848, which brings me back to Hungary...but who knows.

 

Thanks!

 

RI AL.

 

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It is from Hungary. It was issued by the Hungarian Commercial Bank during the Revolution of 1848. It is in the Specialized Pick Catalog (Volume I) as PS-116. It is a 5 forint note. It was issued by Kossuth who also issued the Hungarian Fund notes in the United States. It catalogs at 2.00/VG 6.00/Fine 30.00/EF

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