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Coin: One Hundred Leva 1894
Description

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value100 (x Lev) TypeOne Hundred Leva (Gold)
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage2,500 (2500)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary None К.Б.
Material0.900 Gold DesignerАnton Scharff
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)35 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)32.2600
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's initials A.S. in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ (Ferdinand I, Bulgarian Prince).

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 100 ЛЕВА (100 LEVA) on both sides of small version of the Coat of Arms of Bulgaria. Around above, КНЯЖЕСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ (Principality of Bulgaria). Below, the date 1894.

Reverse inscription

КНЯЖЕСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ 100 ЛЕВА 1894

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

One Hundred Leva 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
One Hundred Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldBulgaria 2
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 21
One Hundred 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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One Hundred Leva 1894: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1894 100 Leva 900 .Gold Coin - Circulation Coins
List of all (5) coins of type: Bulgaria / One Hundred Leva (First Lev)
One Hundred Leva 1894 One Hundred Leva 1912 One Hundred Leva 1930 One Hundred Leva 1934 One Hundred Leva 1937