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Coin: Five Leva 1884

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

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value5 (x Lev) TypeFive Leva (Silver)
Year1884 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage512,473 (512473)
NameMint markMintage
Saint Petersburg Mint No mint mark 512,473 (512473)
Material0.900 Silver DesignerNikolaj Formás
MonarchКняз Александър Батенберг (Prince Alexander of Battenberg) Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)37 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)25

Crowned and mantled large version of the Coat of Arms with supporters, within circle. Around, БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕ-ТО ПРАВИ СИЛА-ТА (Bulgaria. Unity Creates Strength.)

In the lower third of both flags, in small letters БЪЛГАРИЯ (Bulgaria), still visible only on high grade coins.


Denomination and date 5 ЛЕВА 1884 (5 LEVA 1884) within wreath.

Reverse inscription5 ЛЕВА 1884
EdgeInscribed Edge inscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Five Leva 1884: Photos
Five Leva 1884: Photo Bulgaria 1884 5 leva
Bulgaria 1884 5 leva
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Five Leva 1884: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 7
Five Leva 1884: References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
Five Leva 1884: Some useful external links
Bulgaria 1884 5 leva - CoinFactsWiki Bulgarian Coins: 1884 5 Leva 900 .Silver Coin - Circulation Coins
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
List of all (7) coins of type: Bulgaria / Five Leva (First Lev)
Five Leva 1884 Five Leva 1885 Five Leva 1892 Five Leva 1894 Five Leva 1930 Five Leva 1941
Five Leva 1943