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Coin: Five Stotinki 1981
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value5 (x Stotinka) TypeFive Stotinki (Third Lev)
Year1981 CurrentNo (demonetised 1999)
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark unknown
MaterialBronze Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)22 Thickness (mm)1.1000
Mass (g)3
Obverse

At centre inside a ring the Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (the second version: two ribbons under gear wheel at lion's feet, one with date 681 - foundation of Bulgaria, the other one 1944 - year of the communist revolution).

In 1981 only, the legend was changed to ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ (Хиляда и триста години България - Hilyada i trista godini Bulgaria, meaning One thousand and three hundred years [since the foundation of] Bulgaria), from the regular НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ (Народна Република България - Narodna Republika Bulgaria, People's Republic of Bulgaria).

Obverse inscription ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Denomination 5 СТОТИНКИ (5 Стотинки - 5 Stotinki) above the date 1981, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription

5 СТОТИНКИ 1981

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Five Stotinki 1981: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 113
Five Stotinki 1981: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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