Two Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Two Leva 1894, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinTwo Leva 1894

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

MintKremnitz Mint Mintage1,000,000
Obverse

Effigy of Prince Ferdinand I facing left (by Аnton Scharff), artist's initials A.S under the truncation of the neck. Around, ФЕРДИНАНДЪ I. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ. 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. БЪЛГАРСКИЙ КНЯЗЪ
Reverse

Denomination and date 2 ЛЕВА 1894 (2 LEVA 1894) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 2 ЛЕВА 1894
EdgeInscribedEdge InscriptionБОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ
Two Leva 1894: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Two Leva 1894: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeTwo Leva (Silver)
Issued1894
MonarchКняз Фердинанд I (Prince Ferdinand I)
EffigyPortrait by Аnton Scharff
Face Value2 (x Lev)
Mintage1,000,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1952)
Material0.835 Silver
DesignerАnton Scharff
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)27
Mass (g)10
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Two Leva 1894: Photos
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Bulgaria 2 Leva 1894
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Two Leva 1894: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 17