Bulgaria: Coin Fifty Stotinki 1981 - detailed information

Bulgaria: Coin Fifty Stotinki 1981
CoinFifty Stotinki 1981

MintBulgarian Mint
Obverse

At centre inside a ring the Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (the second version: two ribbons under gear wheel at lion's feet, one with date 681 - foundation of Bulgaria, the other one 1944 - year of the communist revolution).

In 1981 only, the legend was changed to ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ (Хиляда и триста години България - Hilyada i trista godini Bulgaria, meaning One thousand and three hundred years [since the foundation of] Bulgaria), from the regular НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ (Народна Република България - Narodna Republika Bulgaria, People's Republic of Bulgaria).

Obverse Inscription ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Denomination 50 СТОТИНКИ (50 Стотинки - 50 Stotinki) above the date 1981, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse Inscription 50 СТОТИНКИ 1981
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Fifty Stotinki 1981: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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Fifty Stotinki 1981: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodThird Lev (1962 - 1999)
Coin TypeFifty Stotinki (Third Lev, Regular)
Issued1981
Face Value50 (x Stotinka)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Mintageunknown
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer(unknown)
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23
Thickness (mm)1.4000
Mass (g)4
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Fifty Stotinki 1981: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 116