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Coin: Fifty Leva 1934
Description

The edge of the coin carries the inscription "БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ" - God Save Bulgaria.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value50 (x Lev) TypeFifty Leva (Silver)
Year1934 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage3,000,958 (3.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark unknown
Belgrade Mint No mint mark unknown
Material0.500 Silver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)27 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)10
Obverse

Effigy of King Boris III facing left (by Percy Metcalfe), artist's initials PM in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Boris III, King of the Bulgarians).

Obverse inscription БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination and date 50 ЛЕВА 1934 (50 LEVA 1934) between grain sprigs and over a rose flower. Artist's initials PM divided by the flower.

Reverse inscription

50 ЛЕВА 1934

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Fifty Leva 1934: Photos
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Fifty Leva 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 44
Fifty Leva 1934: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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List of all (4) coins of type: Bulgaria / Fifty Leva (First Lev)
Fifty Leva 1930 Fifty Leva 1934 Fifty Leva 1940 Fifty Leva 1943