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Coin: Ten Leva 1943

CountryBulgaria CurrencyLev (First Lev (1881 - 1952))
Face value10 (x Lev) TypeTen Leva (Iron)
Year1943 CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage25,000,000 (25.0 million)
NameMint markMintage
Vienna Mint No mint mark 25,000,000 (25.0 million)
MaterialIron DesignerIvan Lazarov
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III) Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)30 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)12

Representation of the Madara Rider (hunting scene with horseman, lion killed by spear, hunting dog), inscription КРУМЪ 814 (Krum 814) due the now-discounted belief that the Madara rock carving represents the 9th century Bulgarian ruler Khan Krum.

Obverse inscription КРУМЪ 814

Denomination, date and country 10 ЛЕВА 1943 БЪЛГАРИЯ (10 LEVA 1943 BULGARIA) above wreath.

Reverse inscription10 ЛЕВА 1943 БЪЛГАРИЯ
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Leva 1943: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 40b
Ten Leva 1943: References to Information Used
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mint
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2004 Mintage
Bulgarian National Bank, Catalogue of Bulgarian Coins 2014 Design
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (4) coins of type: Bulgaria / Ten Leva (First Lev)
Ten Leva 1894 Ten Leva 1930 Ten Leva 1941 Ten Leva 1943