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Coin: One Stotinka 1970

Although mintages are not known, what is known is that the 1970 stotinka coin was never really seen in circulation and is quite scarce.

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (Third Lev (1962 - 1999))
Face value1 (x Stotinka) TypeOne Stotinka (Third Lev)
Year1970 CurrentNo (demonetised 1999)
NameMint markMintage
Монетен двор (Bulgarian Mint) No mint mark unknown
MaterialBronze Designer(unknown)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)15 Thickness (mm)0.8500
Mass (g)1

At centre inside a ring the Coat of Arms of the People's Republic of Bulgaria (the first version: 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).


Denomination 1 СТОТИНКА (1 Стотинка - 1 Stotinka) above the date 1970, flanked by stems of wheat.

Reverse inscription1 СТОТИНКА 1970
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
One Stotinka 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 59
One Stotinka 1970: References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
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List of all (9) coins of type: Bulgaria / One Stotinka (Third Lev)
One Stotinka 1962 One Stotinka 1970 One Stotinka 1974 One Stotinka 1979 (Proof only) One Stotinka 1980 (Proof only) One Stotinka 1981
One Stotinka 1988 One Stotinka 1989 One Stotinka 1990