20 Leva


Issuer Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1999
Value 20 Leva
20 BGN = USD 9.91
Currency Fourth lev (1999-date)
Composition Paper
Size 131 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 202140
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 118a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


Stefan Stambolov at left, holographic strip along left edge.

Българска Народна Банка
Двадесет Лева

Bulgarian National Bank
Twenty Leva


National Assembly building and Eagles' and Lions' bridges in Sofia.

Българска Народна Банка
Двадесет Лева

Bulgarian National Bank
Twenty Leva


Printing Works of the Bulgarian National Bank (Печатница на Българска народна банка), Sofia, Bulgaria (2001-date)


Printer: BG.
For similar notes dated 2007 with a dark and light blue stripe next to the holographic strip, see P#118b.
For similar notes dated 2020 with a blue rectangle top left, see second link below.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999  99% P#118a
1999  0% P#118s1: Specimen

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 LevaPicture 1 of a sold 20 Leva
Auction 59
Lot 2047
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 14.51
(EUR 15.00)
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