Hungarian Inventors & Inventions Series Continues with Latest Square Coin

July 29, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Cupro-Nickel Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Proof Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)

Hungary 2015 2000 forint szilvay a

The National Bank of Hungary has issued its latest coin in the popular and informative “Hungarian Inventors and Their Inventions” series, which focuses on some of the country’s best known inventors. The 2015-dated coin highlights Kornél Szilvay, an important figure in the history of Hungarian firefighting and technology, on the 125th anniversary of his birth.

Born in Budapest, his keen interest in technology was influenced by his father and by Hungary’s burgeoning mechanical engineering industry in the mid to late 1800’s. After finishing school, he was awarded a degree as a technician from the engineering faculty of the Budapest Industrial College… Full article at the source>

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