One Hundred Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

One Hundred Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinOne Hundred Leva 1894

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

MintKremnitz Mint Mint MarkК.Б. Total Mintage2,500
Obverse
Bulgaria / One Hundred Leva 1894 - obverse photo

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's initials A.S. in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ (Ferdinand I, Bulgarian Prince).

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 / One Hundred Leva 1894 - reverse photo

Denomination 100 ЛЕВА (100 LEVA) on both sides of small version of the Coat of Arms of Bulgaria. Around above, КНЯЖЕСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ (Principality of Bulgaria). Below, the date 1894.

Reverse Inscription КНЯЖЕСТВО БЪЛГАРИЯ 100 ЛЕВА 1894
EdgeInscribedEdge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
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One Hundred Leva 1894: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeOne Hundred Leva (Gold)
Issued1894
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value100 (x Lev)
Mintage2,500
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
Material0.900 Gold
DesignerАnton Scharff
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)35
Mass (g)32.2600
OCC IDDBYN-KEDD-CYYY-EPQM
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