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500 Leva

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Features

Country Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1993
Value 500 Leva (500 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Paper
Size 143 × 71 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1999
References P# 104
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

On the left we see the portrait of Dobri Christov (1875-1941) who was one of the major Bulgarian composers of the 20th century.

Lettering:
500
ПЕТСТОТИН
ЛЕВА

ДОБРИ ХРИСТОВ 1875-1941

БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА

ПЕТСТОТИН
ЛЕВА 500

1993

Designer: Antonii Ivanov

Reverse

Opera house in Varna at centre right, three flying herring gulls at lower right.

Lettering:
500
ПЕТСТОТИН
ЛЕВА

БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА

500 ПЕТСТОТЕН
ЛЕВА

ЗА ПОДПРАВКА ВИНОВНИТЕ СЕ НАКАЗВАТ СЪГЛАСНО ЗАКОНА

Designer: Antonii Ivanov

Watermark

Effigy of Dobri Christov.

500 Leva -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  0.75 100% P#104a. Signatures: Todor Vulchev & Lyuben Ivanov.
1993  0% P#104s Specimen

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