Bulgaria: Coin One Lev 1891 - detailed information

Bulgaria: Coin One Lev 1891
CoinOne Lev 1891

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

MintKremnitz Mint
Obverse

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

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. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ
Reverse

Denomination and date 1 ЛЕВЪ 1891 (1 LEV 1891) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 1 ЛЕВЪ 1891
EdgeInscribed
Edge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
One Lev 1891: Known varieties
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Mintage unknown
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One Lev 1891: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeOne Lev (Silver)
Issued1891
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value1 (x Lev)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage4,000,000 (4.0 million)
Material0.835 Silver
DesignerNikolaj Formás
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationReversed (Coin Alignment, Axis 6)
Size (mm)23
Mass (g)5
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One Lev 1891: Photos
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Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): Lev 1891
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One Lev 1891: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 13