HUNGARY. NEW YORK. Hungarian Fund of $1. black. No 27032. Generally worn condition with some discolouration, heavy folds and splits. Issued by US supporters of the movement for independence of Hungary from the Austrian Empire. Repayable 1 year after the establishment of an independent Hungarian government. Arms of Hungary, flags of Hungary and USA, figures of Liberty and a patriot, perhaps Kossuth. Facsimile signature of Louis Kossuth (1802-94), Hungarian politician and independentist, who briefly ruled an independent Hungary in 1848-9 and continued to lead revolutionary activities against the Austrians until 1867.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS
AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE, GREAT BRITAIN, USA
Date: 2 February 1852
Startprice: € 30