“125th anniversary of the birth of Zoltán Kodály” collector coinPrint
“125th anniversary of the birth of Zoltán Kodály” collector coin
On 16 July 2007 the Magyar Nemzeti Bank issued a silver collector coin with a face value of HUF 5,000 to mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of Zoltán Kodály.
On the obverse of the coin there is a phonograph with scores, while on the reverse there is a portrait of Zoltán Kodály and the composer’s signature.
The coin was designed by György Kiss.
The coin is made of .925 fine silver, weighs 31.46 grams, and has a diameter of 38.61 mm and a reeded edge.
10,000 coins may be struck, of which 6,000 are produced by the special proof technology.
The coin may be purchased from the Hungarian Mint Ltd. (Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút 38) or from the shop in the Magyar Nemzeti Bank’s Visitor Centre. The coin is available at face value for three months from its date of issue.