Ten Leva (Iron), Coin Type from Bulgaria - detailed information

Ten Leva (Iron), Coin Type from Bulgaria (issued 1941 - 1943)
Coin TypeTen Leva (Iron)

Composition: 100% iron. The 1943 coins have a CuproNickel coating.

Obverse

Representation of the Madara Rider (hunting scene with horseman, lion killed by spear, hunting dog), inscription КРУМЪ 814 (Krum 814) due the now-discounted belief that the Madara rock carving represents the 9th century Bulgarian ruler Khan Krum.

Obverse Inscription КРУМЪ 814
Reverse

Denomination, date and country 10 ЛЕВА [year] БЪЛГАРИЯ (10 LEVA [year] BULGARIA) above wreath.

Reverse Inscription 10 ЛЕВА [year] БЪЛГАРИЯ
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Ten Leva (Iron) - (2) Coins
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Ten Leva 1941 2,200,000 КРУМЪ 814
Ten Leva 1943 25,000,000 КРУМЪ 814
Advertising
Royal Mint
Royal Mint
Ten Leva (Iron): Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
Sub-type ofTen Leva (First Lev)
From1941
To1943
Face Value10 (x Lev)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
MaterialIron
DesignerIvan Lazarov
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size30.000 mm
Mass12.000 g
Ten Leva (Iron): Photos
ImageDetails
Bulgaria 10 Leva 1941
Copyright: numis-kimel
Source
Bulgaria 10 Leva 1941
Copyright: numis-kimel
Source