Five Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Five Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinFive Leva 1894

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

MintKremnitz Mint Mint MarkК.Б. Total Mintage1,800,000 (1.8 million)
Obverse
Bulgaria / Five Leva 1894 - obverse photo

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's name A. Scharff under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ.

Below, К.Б. - Cyrillic script version of the K.B. mint mark of the Kremnitz Mint (from Hungarian Körmöcz-Bánya or German Kremnitz-Bergstadt).

Obverse Inscription ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ
Reverse
Bulgaria / Five Leva 1894 - reverse photo

Denomination and date 5 ЛЕВА 1894 (5 LEVA 1894) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 5 ЛЕВА 1894
EdgeInscribedEdge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Five Leva 1894: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
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Five Leva 1894: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeFive Leva (Silver)
Issued1894
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value5 (x Lev)
Mintage1,800,000 (1.8 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
Material0.900 Silver
DesignerАnton Scharff
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)37
Mass (g)25
OCC IDYMXK-DOKQ-CYQV-OWQJ
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Five Leva 1894: Photos
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Five Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 18
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