Bulgaria: Coin Two Leva 1891 - detailed information

Bulgaria: Coin Two Leva 1891
CoinTwo Leva 1891

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

MintKremnitz Mint
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's name A. Scharff under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ. Below, К.Б. - Cyrillic script version of the K.B. mint mark of the Kremnitz Mint (from Hungarian Körmöcz-Bánya or German Kremnitz-Bergstadt).

Obverse Inscription ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. КНЯЗЪ БЪЛГАРСКИЙ
Reverse

Denomination and date 2 ЛЕВА 1891 (2 LEVA 1891) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 2 ЛЕВА 1891
EdgeInscribed
Edge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Two Leva 1891: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Two Leva 1891: References to Information Used
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Two Leva 1891: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeTwo Leva (Silver)
Issued1891
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value2 (x Lev)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Mintage1,500,000 (1.5 million)
Material0.835 Silver
DesignerАnton Scharff
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)27
Mass (g)10
Two Leva 1891: Photos
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Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
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Bulgaria 2 Leva 1891
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Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
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Bulgaria, Ferdinand I (1887-1918): 2 Leva 1891KB
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Two Leva 1891: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 14