Home / Coins by Country / Coins from Bulgaria / One Stotinka 1981

Detailed information about Coin: One Stotinka 1981 from Bulgaria

Coin: One Stotinka 1981
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value1 (x Stotinka) TypeOne Stotinka (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)15 Thickness (mm)0.8500
Mass (g)1
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).

A handful of 1981 error coins exist that carry the regular legend.

Obverse inscription ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Denomination 1 СТОТИНКА (1 Стотинка - 1 Stotinka) above the date 1981, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription

1 СТОТИНКА 1981

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

One Stotinka 1981: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ 137 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
One Stotinka 1981: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 111
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 84 (Old legend)
One Stotinka 1981: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Error coins mintage
For Sale ads by our members
It seems none of our members is selling this coin now. If you have one to sell, sign up and advertise it for free.
Advertising
The biggest New Zealand numismatic event of 2017 – the Numismatic Society of Auckland and Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand DECIMAL 50 conference
The biggest New Zealand numismatic event of 2017 – the Numismatic Society of Auckland and Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand DECIMAL 50 conference
List of all (9) coins of type: Bulgaria / One Stotinka (Third Lev)
One Stotinka 1962 One Stotinka 1970 One Stotinka 1974 One Stotinka 1979 (Proof only) One Stotinka 1980 (Proof only) One Stotinka 1981
One Stotinka 1988 One Stotinka 1989 One Stotinka 1990