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Coin type: Twenty Leva (CuproNickel)
Description

One year type.

Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev
Sub-type ofTwenty Leva (First Lev) Sub-types
Face value20 (x Lev)
Year produced1940 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerLajos Berán
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)4
Obverse

Effigy of King Boris III facing left (by Lajos Berán), artist's name L. Berán in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Boris III, King of the Bulgarians). Below, mint mark BP. of the Budapest Mint.

Obverse inscription

БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ

Reverse

Denomination and date 20 ЛЕВА 1940 (20 LEVA 1940) within wreath.

Reverse inscription

20 ЛЕВА 1940

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Twenty Leva (CuproNickel): Photos

Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
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Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
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List of 1 coins of type: Twenty Leva (CuproNickel) from Bulgaria
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty Leva 1940 6,650,000 Цар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) Portrait by Lajos Berán БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ