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Coin: One Lev 1894
Description

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value1 (x Lev) TypeOne Lev (Silver)
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage1,000,013 (1.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary К.Б. 1,000,013 (1.0 million)
Material0.835 Silver DesignerNikolaj Formás
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's initials A.S 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 1 ЛЕВЪ 1894 (1 LEV 1894) within wreath.

Reverse inscription1 ЛЕВЪ 1894
EdgeInscribed Edge inscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Notes

Krause has the wrong description and image, shows those for the 1882 coin.

One Lev 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
One Lev 1894: Photos
One Lev 1894: Photo Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
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One Lev 1894: Photo Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
Copyright: Britaly Coins, by permission
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One Lev 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 16
One Lev 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 8th Edition, 2015 Varieties Proof
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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One Lev 1894: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1894 1 Lev 835 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
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List of all (10) coins of type: Bulgaria / One Lev (First Lev)
One Lev 1882 One Lev 1891 One Lev 1894 One Lev 1910 One Lev 1912 One Lev 1913
One Lev 1916 One Lev 1923 One Lev 1925 One Lev 1941