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Coin: Fifty Stotinki 1891
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value50 (x Stotinka) TypeFifty Stotinki (Silver)
Year1891 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary 2,000,000 (2.0 million) К.Б.
Material0.835 Silver DesignerNikolaj Formás
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)18 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.5000
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff). Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ. Below, К.Б. - Cyrillic script version of the K.B. mint mark of the Kremnitz Mint (from Hungarian Körmöcz-Bánya or German Kremnitz-Bergstadt).

Obverse inscription ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ
Reverse

Denomination and date 50 СТОТИНКИ 1891 (50 STOTINKI 1891) within wreath.

Reverse inscription

50 СТОТИНКИ 1891

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause has the wrong image and description, which correspond with the 1883 50 Stotinki and not this one.

Fifty Stotinki 1891: Photos
Fifty Stotinki 1891: Photo Bulgaria 1891-KB 50 stotinki
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Fifty Stotinki 1891: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 12
Fifty Stotinki 1891: 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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Fifty Stotinki 1891: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1891 50 Stotinki 835 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
List of all (7) coins of type: Bulgaria / Fifty Stotinki (First Lev)
Fifty Stotinki 1883 Fifty Stotinki 1891 Fifty Stotinki 1910 Fifty Stotinki 1912 Fifty Stotinki 1913 Fifty Stotinki 1916
Fifty Stotinki 1937