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Coin: Five Leva 1894
Description

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value5 (x Lev) TypeFive Leva (Silver)
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage1,800,000 (1.8 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary К.Б. 1,800,000 (1.8 million)
Material0.900 Silver DesignerАnton Scharff
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)37 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)25
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's name A. Scharff under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ.

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. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ
Reverse

Denomination and date 5 ЛЕВА 1894 (5 LEVA 1894) within wreath.

Reverse inscription

5 ЛЕВА 1894

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Five Leva 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Five Leva 1894: Photos
Five Leva 1894: Photo Bulgaria 1894-KB 5 leva
Bulgaria 1894-KB 5 leva
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Five Leva 1894: Photo Bulgaria 5 Leva 1894
Bulgaria 5 Leva 1894
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Five Leva 1894: Photo Bulgaria 5 Leva 1894
Bulgaria 5 Leva 1894
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Five Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 18
Davenport61
Five Leva 1894: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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Five Leva 1894: Some useful external links
Bulgaria 1894-KB 5 leva - CoinFactsWiki Bulgarian Coins: 1894 5 Leva 900 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
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List of all (7) coins of type: Bulgaria / Five Leva (First Lev)
Five Leva 1884 Five Leva 1885 Five Leva 1892 Five Leva 1894 Five Leva 1930 Five Leva 1941
Five Leva 1943