Twenty Leva 1940, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Twenty Leva 1940, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinTwenty Leva 1940

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

MintBerlin Mint Mint MarkLetter A Total Mintage6,650,000 (6.7 million)
Obverse
Bulgaria / Twenty Leva 1940 - obverse photo

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
Bulgaria / Twenty Leva 1940 - reverse photo

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

Reverse Inscription 20 ЛЕВА 1940
EdgeInscribedEdge 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)
Mintage6,650,000 (6.7 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerLajos Berán
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)21
Mass (g)4
OCC IDNRWK-ZEJN-CBBW-EXGL
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Twenty Leva 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
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Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 47