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Coin: Twenty Leva 1940
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 (CuproNickel)
Year1940 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage6,650,000 (6.7 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Berlin Mint Letter A 6,650,000 (6.7 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerLajos Berán
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) EffigyPortrait by Lajos Berán
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)4
Obverse

Effigy of King Boris III facing left (by Lajos Berán), artist's name L. Berán in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Boris III, King of the Bulgarians). Below, mint mark A of the Berlin Mint.

Obverse inscription БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination and date 20 ЛЕВА 1940 (20 LEVA 1940) within wreath.

Reverse inscription

20 ЛЕВА 1940

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Twenty Leva 1940: Photos
Twenty Leva 1940: Photo Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
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Twenty Leva 1940: Photo Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
Bulgaria 20 Leva 1940
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Twenty Leva 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 47
Twenty Leva 1940: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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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