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Robert Capa memorial coin and stamp

October 16, 2013

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Capa, the world renowned photographer of Hungarian descent, the National Bank of Hungary issued a gold memorial coin while the Hungarian Post Office came out with a commemorative stamp.

The coin and the stamp were ceremoniously launched at the National Museum in Budapest this Wednesday. The stamp shows one of Capa's pictures 'Woman gathering a bundle of hay on a collective farm' while the gold coin, depciting Capa himself, has a face value of HUF 5.000.

The National Museum has an exhibition on the life and career of Robert Capa with the title "Robert Capa - The player'. It is open to the public until January 12, 2014.


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