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Coin: Twenty Stotinki 1979 (Proof only)

Not intended for circulation, proof only this year.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value20 (x Stotinka) TypeTwenty Stotinki (Third Lev)
Year1979 CurrentNo (demonetised 1999)
Mintage2,000 (2000)
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark 2,000 (2000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)1.1000
Mass (g)3

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); along the top edge: НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА (Народна Република - Narodna Republika, People's Republic), along the bottom edge: БЪЛГАРИЯ (България - Bulgaria).


Denomination 20 СТОТИНКИ (20 Стотинки - 20 Stotinki) above the date 1979, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription

20 СТОТИНКИ 1979

EdgeMilled Edge inscription


Twenty Stotinki 1979 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 88
Twenty Stotinki 1979 (Proof only): References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
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List of all (8) coins of type: Bulgaria / Twenty Stotinki (Third Lev)
Twenty Stotinki 1962 Twenty Stotinki 1974 Twenty Stotinki 1979 (Proof only) Twenty Stotinki 1980 (Proof only) Twenty Stotinki 1981 Twenty Stotinki 1988
Twenty Stotinki 1989 Twenty Stotinki 1990