Fifty Stotinki 1959, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Fifty Stotinki 1959, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1962)
CoinFifty Stotinki 1959

MintBulgarian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
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 Inscription 50 СТОТИНКИ 1959
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Fifty Stotinki 1959: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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Fifty Stotinki 1959: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodSecond Lev (1952 - 1962)
Coin TypeFifty Stotinki (Second Lev)
Issued1959
Face Value50 (x Stotinka)
Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1962
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer(unknown)
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23
Thickness (mm)1.3000
Mass (g)3.8000
OCC IDXGAV-POXA-CDXR-EMDY
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Fifty Stotinki 1959: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 56