One Lev 1981, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

One Lev 1981, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1999)
CoinOne Lev 1981

MintBulgarian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage unknown
Obverse

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).

In 1981 only, the legend was changed to ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ (Хиляда и триста години България - Hilyada i trista godini Bulgaria, meaning One thousand and three hundred years [since the foundation of] Bulgaria), from the regular НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА БЪЛГАРИЯ (Народна Република България - Narodna Republika Bulgaria, People's Republic of Bulgaria).

Obverse Inscription ХИЛЯДА И ТРИСТА ГОДИНИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Reverse

Denomination 1 ЛЕВ (1 Лев - 1 Lev) above the date 1981, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse Inscription 1 ЛЕВ 1981
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
One Lev 1981: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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One Lev 1981: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodThird Lev (1962 - 1999)
Coin TypeOne Lev (Third Lev)
Issued1981
Face Value1 (x Lev)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1999
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer(unknown)
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size24.0000 mm
Thickness1.3000 mm
Mass4.8000 g
OCC IDDBYN-KEDD-CNGZ-EPQM
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One Lev 1981: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 117