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Coin: Five Leva 1930
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value5 (x Lev) TypeFive Leva (CuproNickel)
Year1930 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage20,001,000 (20.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Stuttgart Mint No mint mark 20,001,000 (20.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerIvan Lazarov
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)26 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)8
Obverse

Representation of the Madara Rider (hunting scene with horseman, lion killed by spear, hunting dog), inscription КРУМЪ 814 (Krum 814) due the now-discounted belief that the Madara rock carving represents the 9th century Bulgarian ruler Khan Krum.

Obverse inscription

КРУМЪ 814

Reverse

Denomination, date and country 5 ЛЕВА 1930 БЪЛГАРИЯ (5 LEVA 1930 BULGARIA) above wreath.

Reverse inscription

5 ЛЕВА 1930 БЪЛГАРИЯ

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Five Leva 1930: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 39
Five Leva 1930: 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 (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