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Coin: Fifty Stotinki 1959
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Second Lev (1952 - 1962))
Face value50 (x Stotinka) TypeFifty Stotinki (Second Lev)
Year1959 CurrentNo (demonetised 1962)
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark unknown
MaterialCuproNickel Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)1.3000
Mass (g)3.8000
Obverse

At centre inside a ring the first Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (one ribbon under gear wheel at lion's feet, featuring the date of the Communist uprising, 9 IX 1944); along the top edge: НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА (Народна Република - Narodna Republika, People's Republic), along the bottom edge: БЪЛГАРИЯ (България - Bulgaria).

Obverse inscription НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Denomination 50 СТОТИНКИ (50 Стотинки - 50 Stotinki) above the date 1959 at right, wheat stem at left.

Reverse inscription50 СТОТИНКИ 1959
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Stotinki 1959: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 56
Fifty Stotinki 1959: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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