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50000 Leva

Features

Country Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1997
Value 50000 Leva (50000 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Paper
Size 120 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1999
References P# 113
  • 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

The sculpture of St. Cyril and St. Methodius in front of the National Library in Sofia, a hologram stripe with the initials ‘БНБ’ (BNB).

Lettering:
50000
ПЕТДECET XИЛЯДИ ЛЕВA
50000
БЪЛГАРСКА НАPOДHA БАНКА

Reverse

Archtectural elements of ancient Bulgarian capitals (Pliska, Preslav)

A facsimile of the ‘Historiae Sclavo-Bulgaricus’.

Lettering:
БЪЛГАРСКА НАPOДHA БАНКА
ПЕТДECET XИЛЯДИ ЛЕВA
50000

ЗА ПOДPASKA
BИHOBHИTE CE NAKAЗBAT
CЪГЛACHO ЗАKOHA

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997 

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