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Coin: Twenty Leva 1912
Description

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value20 (x Lev) TypeTwenty Leva (Gold)
Year1912 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage75,000 (75000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Bulgarian Mint (1967-1968 restrike) No mint mark 2,950 (2950)
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary No mint mark unknown
Vienna Mint, Austria-Hungary No mint mark unknown
Material0.900 Gold DesignerRudolf Marschall
MonarchЦар Фердинанд I (Tsar Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Rudolf Marschall
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.4500
Obverse

Effigy of King Ferdinand I facing left (by Rudolf Marschall), artist's name R.Marschall in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Ferdinand I, King of the Bulgarians).

Obverse inscription ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination 20 ЛЕВА (20 LEVA) on both sides of small version of the Coat of Arms of Bulgaria. Around above, ЦАРСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ (Kingdom of Bulgaria).

AroundBelow, 22 . СЕПТ . 1908 (22 September 1908, the date of Declaration of Independence from the Ottoman Empire). Above that, very small date 1912.

Reverse inscriptionЦАРСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ 20 ЛЕВА 1912 22 . СЕПТ . 1908
EdgeInscribed Edge inscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Twenty Leva 1912: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Restrike (Bulgarian Mint) 2,950 (hover mouse for text)
Proof unknown
Twenty Leva 1912: Photos
Twenty Leva 1912: Photo Bulgaria 1912 20 leva
Bulgaria 1912 20 leva
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Twenty Leva 1912: Photo Bulgaria 1912 20 leva
Bulgaria 1912 20 leva
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Notes: Proof.
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Twenty Leva 1912: Photo BULGARIA, Ferdinand I, twenty leva, 1912 (KM.33)
BULGARIA, Ferdinand I, twenty leva, 1912 (KM.33)
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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Twenty Leva 1912: Photo BULGARIA, Ferdinand I, twenty leva, 1912 (KM.33)
BULGARIA, Ferdinand I, twenty leva, 1912 (KM.33)
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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Twenty Leva 1912: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldBulgaria 6
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 33
Twenty Leva 1912: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint Restrike mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Restrike mintage
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World Varieties Proof, Restrike
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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Twenty Leva 1912: Some useful external links
Bulgaria 1912 20 leva - CoinFactsWiki
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List of all (4) coins of type: Bulgaria / Twenty Leva (First Lev)
Twenty Leva 1894 Twenty Leva 1912 Twenty Leva 1930 Twenty Leva 1940