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Coin type: One Stotinka (First Lev)
Description

The Stotinka (pl: Stotinki), in Bulgarian стотинка (pl. стотинки), abbreviated as "st." ("ст.") is the smallest sub-unit of the Bulgarian currency, being 1/100 of one Lev. Its name means "one hundredth".

Composition was 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value1 (x Stotinka)
Years produced1901 - 1912 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialBronze Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)15 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1
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 (1 СТОТИНКА [year]) within wreath.

Reverse inscription1 СТОТИНКА [year]
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

References to information:

[Catalogue] Bulgarian National Bank: Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins, Authors Lyuben Ivanov and Ines Lazarova, 2004.

List of 2 coins of type: One Stotinka (First Lev) from Bulgaria
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
One Stotinka 1901 20,000,000 Княз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
One Stotinka 1912 20,000,000 Цар Фердинанд I (Tsar Ferdinand I) БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА