Bulgaria: Coin Twenty Leva 1940 - detailed information

Bulgaria: Coin Twenty Leva 1940
CoinTwenty Leva 1940

The edge of the coin carries the inscription "БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ" - God Save Bulgaria.

MintStaatliche Münze Berlin
Obverse

Effigy of King Boris III facing left (by Lajos Berán), artist's name L. Berán in small letters under the truncation of the neck. Around, БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ (Boris III, King of the Bulgarians). Below, mint mark A of the Berlin Mint.

Obverse Inscription БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТѢ
Reverse

Denomination and date 20 ЛЕВА 1940 (20 LEVA 1940) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 20 ЛЕВА 1940
EdgeInscribed
Edge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
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Twenty Leva 1940: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeTwenty Leva (CuproNickel)
Issued1940
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III)
EffigyPortrait by Lajos Berán
Face Value20 (x Lev)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage6,650,000 (6.7 million)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerLajos Berán
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)21
Mass (g)4
Twenty Leva 1940: Photos
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Twenty Leva 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 47