One Stotinka (First Lev), Coin Type from Bulgaria - detailed information

One Stotinka (First Lev), Coin Type from Bulgaria (issued 1901 - 1912)
Coin TypeOne Stotinka (First Lev)

The Stotinka (pl: Stotinki), in Bulgarian стотинка (pl. стотинки), abbreviated as "st." ("ст.") is the smallest sub-unit of the Bulgarian currency, being 1/100 of one Lev. Its name means "one hundredth".

Composition was 95% copper, 4% tin and 1% zinc.

Obverse

Crowned small version of the Coat of Arms within circle. Around, БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА (Bulgaria. Unity Creates Strength.)

Obverse Inscription БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Reverse

Denomination and date (1 СТОТИНКА [year]) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 1 СТОТИНКА [year]
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

References to information:

[Catalogue] Bulgarian National Bank: Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins, Authors Lyuben Ivanov and Ines Lazarova, 2004.

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One Stotinka (First Lev): Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
From1901
To1912
Face Value1 (x Stotinka)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialBronze
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size15.000 mm
Mass1.000 g
One Stotinka (First Lev): Photos
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Bulgaria 1 Stotinka 1912
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Bulgaria 1 Stotinka 1912
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