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Coin: Ten Leva 1894
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value10 (x Lev) TypeTen Leva (Gold)
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage75,000 (75000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary К.Б. 75,000 (75000)
Material0.900 Gold DesignerАnton Scharff
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.2300
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 10 ЛЕВА (10 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 10 ЛЕВА 1894

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Leva 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Ten Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldBulgaria 4
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 19
Ten 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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Ten Leva 1894: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1894 10 Leva 900 .Gold Coin - Circulation Coins
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List of all (4) coins of type: Bulgaria / Ten Leva (First Lev)
Ten Leva 1894 Ten Leva 1930 Ten Leva 1941 Ten Leva 1943