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Coin: Two Leva 1891
Description

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value2 (x Lev) TypeTwo Leva (Silver)
Year1891 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage1,500,000 (1.5 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary 1,500,000 (1.5 million) К.Б.
Material0.835 Silver DesignerАnton Scharff
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I) EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)27 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)10
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's name A. Scharff under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ. 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. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ
Reverse

Denomination and date 2 ЛЕВА 1891 (2 LEVA 1891) within wreath.

Reverse inscription

2 ЛЕВА 1891

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Two Leva 1891: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Two Leva 1891: Photos
Two Leva 1891: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
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Two Leva 1891: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
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Two Leva 1891: Photo Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
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Two Leva 1891: Photo Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
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Two Leva 1891: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 14
Two Leva 1891: 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 8th Edition, 2015 Varieties Proof
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
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Two Leva 1891: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1891 2 Leva 835 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
List of all (11) coins of type: Bulgaria / Two Leva (First Lev)
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Two Leva 1916 Two Leva 1923 Two Leva 1925 Two Leva 1941 Two Leva 1943