10 Leva

10 Leva -  obverse10 Leva -  reverse

Obverse © nordboutik59 – Reverse © Jérémy Pureur

Features

Issuer Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1999-2008
Value 10 Leva
10 BGN = USD 4.96
Currency Fourth lev (1999-date)
Composition Paper
Size 126 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 202172
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 117
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.

Obverse

Dr. Peter Bereon at left, holographic strip along left edge.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
Българска Народна Банка
Десет Лева

Translation:
Bulgarian National Bank
Ten Leva

Reverse

Astronomy sketches and telescope.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
Българска Народна Банка
Десет Лева

Translation:
Bulgarian National Bank
Ten Leva

Printer

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

Comments

UV: fibres fluoresce yellow and blue, series of 10 fluoresce yellow at left end.

Two varieties exist:

  • Red and brown stripe next to the holographic strip (P#117a)

  • Grey and brown stripe next to the holographic strip (P#117b)


For similar notes dated 2020 with a brown rectangle top left, see N# 302329.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999  $ 4.47 $ 4.47 $ 5.02 $ 5.86 40% P#117a
1999  0.3% P#117s1: Specimen
2008  $ 4.89 $ 6.13 $ 6.13 $ 6.13 62% P#117b
2008  3% P#117s2: Specimen

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