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Coin: One Lev 1960
Description

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Second Lev (1952 - 1962))
Face value1 (x Lev) TypeOne Lev (Second Lev)
Year1960 CurrentNo (demonetised 1962)
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark unknown
MaterialCuproNickel Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25 Thickness (mm)1.3000
Mass (g)5.2000
Obverse

At centre inside a ring the first Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (one ribbon under gear wheel at lion's feet, featuring the date of the Communist uprising, 9 IX 1944); along the top edge: НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА (Народна Република - Narodna Republika, People's Republic), along the bottom edge: БЪЛГАРИЯ (България - Bulgaria).

Obverse inscription НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Flanked by two laurel branches, at centre in two lines the denomination 1 ЛЕВ (1 Лев - 1 Lev); below that the date 1960.

Reverse inscription1 ЛЕВ 1960
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
One Lev 1960: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 57
One Lev 1960: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
One Lev 1960: Some useful external links
Bulgaria 1960 1 lev - CoinFactsWiki
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