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Coin type: Twenty Leva (Silver)
Description

One year type. This type was struck at the Budapest Mint for the kingdom of Bulgaria in 1930 only, along with a similar 50 and 100 leva. The previous twenty leva coin was gold and the subsequent issue (in 1943) was copper-nickel.

Composition: 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% nickel, 5% zinc.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev
Sub-type ofTwenty Leva (First Lev) Sub-types
Face value20 (x Lev)
Year produced1930 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Material0.500 Silver 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 inscriptionБОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination and date 20 ЛЕВА 1930 (20 LEVA 1930) within wreath.

Reverse inscription20 ЛЕВА 1930
EdgeInscribed Edge inscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
List of 1 coins of type: Twenty Leva (Silver) from Bulgaria
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty Leva 1930 10,015,982 Цар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) Portrait by Lajos Berán БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ