Banknotes withdrawn since 1946Print
The MNB will no longer exchange the withdrawn banknotes specified below to legal tender.
The forint monetary system was introduced in Hungary on 1 august 1946. Apart from the initial changes of images, the series of banknotes – relating to the 10 and 100 forint banknote – issued in 1946 remained in circulation for approximately 50 years.
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The issue of the new series of banknotes was launched in 1997.
Informative material on withdrawn banknotes issued after 1946 was prepared on the basis of the catalogue of Hungarian Mint Ltd. entitled “The Forint Currency in Hungary”.
- MNB Decree No 11/2011 (IX. 6.) on the processing and distribution of banknotes and on technical tasks relating to the protection of banknotes against counterfeiting
- MNB Decree No 12/2011 (IX. 6.) on the processing and distribution of coins, and on technical tasks relating to the protection of coins against counterfeiting
- Term and Conditions