Fifty Leva 1934, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Fifty Leva 1934, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinFifty Leva 1934

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

MintMint markTotal Mintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark unknown
Belgrade Mint No mint mark unknown
Obverse

Effigy of King Boris III facing left (by Percy Metcalfe), artist's initials PM in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Boris III, King of the Bulgarians).

Obverse Inscription БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination and date 50 ЛЕВА 1934 (50 LEVA 1934) between grain sprigs and over a rose flower. Artist's initials PM divided by the flower.

Reverse Inscription 50 ЛЕВА 1934
EdgeInscribedEdge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
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Fifty Leva 1934: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeFifty Leva (Silver)
Issued1934
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III)
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value50 (x Lev)
Mintage3,000,958 (3.0 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)27
Mass (g)10
OCC IDPNXY-DENZ-CLLX-EVRB
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Fifty Leva 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
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Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 44