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Detailed information about coin type: Five Stotinki (CuproNickel) from Bulgaria:

Coin type: Five Stotinki (CuproNickel)
Description

Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel.

The 1888 coin had a "rounder" design than the later ones, which were designed by Nikolaj Formás.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev
Sub-type ofFive Stotinki (First Lev) Sub-types
Face value5 (x Stotinka)
Years produced1888 - 1913 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerNikolaj Formás
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)17 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3
Obverse

Crowned small version of the Coat of Arms within circle. Around, БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА (Bulgaria. Unity Creates Strength.)

Obverse inscriptionБЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Reverse

Denomination and date 5 СТОТИНКИ [year] (5 STOTINKI [year]) within wreath.

Reverse inscription5 СТОТИНКИ [year]
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Stotinki (CuproNickel): Photos

Bulgaria 1888 5 Stotinki
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Bulgaria 1888 5 Stotinki
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List of 4 coins of type: Five Stotinki (CuproNickel) from Bulgaria
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Stotinki 1888 14,000,000 Княз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Five Stotinki 1906 14,000,000 Княз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Five Stotinki 1912 14,000,000 Цар Фердинанд I (Tsar Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Five Stotinki 1913 20,000,000 Цар Фердинанд I (Tsar Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА