Hungary new 20,000-forint note (B592a) confirmed

According to a press release dated 25 September 2015, on 14 December 2015 the Magyar Nemzeti Bank will introduce a new 20,000-forint note like the existing issues (B586), which will circulate in parallel through 2016, then be withdrawn at an undisclosed date. The new notes feature a revised color scheme and design on front, and additional security features, including OVI ornament, electrotype watermark, and UV printing of a man and woman with parasol.


B592 (P207): 20,000 forint (US$75)

Green, orange, blue, and yellow. Front: Hungarian text; crowned coat of arms; gold-to-green OVI ornament; Minister of Justice Ferenc Deák de Kehida. Back: Hungarian text; Az Ideiglenes Magyar Képviselóház Pesten (The Provisional Assembly of Hungary in Budapest) building with flag, trees, strolling couples, and statue of bust. Holographic stripe. Solid security thread with demetalized MNB 20000. Watermark: Deák Ferenc and electrotype 20000. Printer: (Pénzjegynyomda). 154 x 70 mm. Paper.

a. 2015. Sig. 89. Prefix GA – GH. Intro: 14.12.2015.

Courtesy of Johnny Mollindo and Cleo Phas.

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