About #S103 - 500 forint Type 1848
Hungary. Austrian Administration. Kamatos utalvány (Interest Paying Legal Tender Treasury Bills). Ministry of Finance. 1848 "Without Coupon" (First) Issue. 500 forint Type 1848. Date: 1848. Black print on brown underprint. "Kamatos Utalvány Ötszáz forintról..." ('Interest bearing voucher for 500 forint...'), 1848 (first issue?), 232 x 130 mm. Issued for 6 month loan, no coupon, interest tables on back. Signatures: Völgyi Ferenc and Endrey Endre. Printer: Landerer & Heckenast, Pest. As the Austrian government refused to send funds to the insurrectionist Hungarian government, Kossuth as the Minister of Finance arranged for various monetary issues.