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Coin: One Lev 1979 (Proof only)

Not intended for circulation, proof only this year.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value1 (x Lev) TypeOne Lev (Third Lev)
Year1979 CurrentNo (demonetised 1999)
Mintage2,000 (2000)
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark 2,000 (2000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)24 Thickness (mm)1.3000
Mass (g)4.8000

At centre inside a ring the Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (the second version: two ribbons under gear wheel at lion's feet, one with date 681 - foundation of Bulgaria, the other one 1944 - year of the communist revolution); along the top edge: НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА (Народна Република - Narodna Republika, People's Republic), along the bottom edge: БЪЛГАРИЯ (България - Bulgaria).


Denomination 1 ЛЕВ (1 Лев - 1 Lev) above the date 1979, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription1 ЛЕВ 1979
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
One Lev 1979 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 90
One Lev 1979 (Proof only): References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
List of all (7) coins of type: Bulgaria / One Lev (Third Lev)
One Lev 1962 One Lev 1979 (Proof only) One Lev 1980 (Proof only) One Lev 1981 One Lev 1988 One Lev 1989
One Lev 1990