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Detailed information about coin type: Ten Leva (Iron) from Bulgaria:

Coin type: Ten Leva (Iron)
Description

Composition: 100% iron. The 1943 coins have a CuproNickel coating.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev
Sub-type ofTen Leva (First Lev) Sub-types
Face value10 (x Lev)
Years produced1941 - 1943 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialIron DesignerIvan Lazarov
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)30 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)12
Obverse

Representation of the Madara Rider (hunting scene with horseman, lion killed by spear, hunting dog), inscription КРУМЪ 814 (Krum 814) due the now-discounted belief that the Madara rock carving represents the 9th century Bulgarian ruler Khan Krum.

Obverse inscription

КРУМЪ 814

Reverse

Denomination, date and country 10 ЛЕВА [year] БЪЛГАРИЯ (10 LEVA [year] BULGARIA) above wreath.

Reverse inscription

10 ЛЕВА [year] БЪЛГАРИЯ

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Leva (Iron): Photos

Bulgaria 10 Leva 1941
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Bulgaria 10 Leva 1941
Copyright: numis-kimel
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List of 2 coins of type: Ten Leva (Iron) from Bulgaria
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Ten Leva 1941 2,200,000 Цар Борис III (Tsar Boris III)
Ten Leva 1943 25,000,000 Цар Борис III (Tsar Boris III)