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Coin: Two Leva 1894
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)
Year1894 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Kremnitz Mint, Austria-Hungary К.Б. 1,000,000 (1.0 million)
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 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 and date 2 ЛЕВА 1894 (2 LEVA 1894) within wreath.

Reverse inscription2 ЛЕВА 1894
EdgeInscribed Edge inscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Two Leva 1894: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Two Leva 1894: Photos
Two Leva 1894: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1894
Bulgaria 2 Leva 1894
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Two Leva 1894: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1894
Bulgaria 2 Leva 1894
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Two Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 17
Two 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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Two Leva 1894: Some useful external links
Bulgarian Coins: 1894 2 Leva 835 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
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List of all (11) coins of type: Bulgaria / Two Leva (First Lev)
Two Leva 1882 Two Leva 1891 Two Leva 1894 Two Leva 1910 Two Leva 1912 Two Leva 1913
Two Leva 1916 Two Leva 1923 Two Leva 1925 Two Leva 1941 Two Leva 1943