One Lev 1894, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

One Lev 1894, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinOne Lev 1894

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

MintKremnitz Mint Mint MarkК.Б. Total Mintage1,000,013 (1.0 million)
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. 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

Denomination and date 1 ЛЕВЪ 1894 (1 LEV 1894) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 1 ЛЕВЪ 1894
EdgeInscribedEdge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Notes

Krause has the wrong description and image, shows those for the 1882 coin.

One Lev 1894: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
One Lev 1894: References to Information Used
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One Lev 1894: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeOne Lev (Silver)
Issued1894
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value1 (x Lev)
Mintage1,000,013 (1.0 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
Material0.835 Silver
DesignerNikolaj Formás
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size (mm)23
Mass (g)5
OCC IDZQRA-POBN-CVMN-OYJD
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One Lev 1894: Photos
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Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
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Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1908): Lev 1894KB
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One Lev 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 16