Two Leva 1941, Coin from Bulgaria - detailed information

Two Leva 1941, Coin from Bulgaria (demonetised 1952)
CoinTwo Leva 1941

This type was originally struck in copper-nickel in 1925. When a new issue was organized, material shortages forced its issue in iron, along with a one, five and ten leva. This proved unsatisfactory, so the 1943 issue was done in nickel plated steel.

MintBerlin Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 15,000,000 (15.0 million)
Obverse
Bulgaria / Two Leva 1941 - obverse photo

Crowned and mantled large version of the Coat of Arms with supporters, within circle. Around, БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА (Bulgaria. Unity Creates Strength.)

Obverse Inscription БЪЛГАРИЯ СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА
Reverse
Bulgaria / Two Leva 1941 - reverse photo

Denomination and date 2 ЛЕВА 1941 (2 LEVA 1941) within wreath.

Reverse Inscription 2 ЛЕВА 1941
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Two Leva 1941: Details
CountryBulgaria
CurrencyLev
PeriodFirst Lev (1881 - 1952)
Coin TypeTwo Leva (Iron)
Issued1941
MonarchЦар Борис III (Tsar Boris III)
Face Value2 (x Lev)
Total Mintage15,000,000 (15.0 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1952
MaterialIron
Designerunknown
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size23.0000 mm
Mass5.0000 g
OCC IDNRWK-ZOJN-CBNW-OXGL
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Two Leva 1941: Photos
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Two Leva 1941: Photo Bulgaria 1941 2 leva / thumbnail Bulgaria 1941 2 leva
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Two Leva 1941: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1941 / thumbnail Bulgaria 2 Leva 1941
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Two Leva 1941: Photo Bulgaria 2 Leva 1941 / thumbnail Bulgaria 2 Leva 1941
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Two Leva 1941: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBulgaria KM# 38a