1,000 Leva


Issuer Bulgaria
King Boris III (1918-1943)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1938
Value 1,000 Leva (1000 BGO)
Currency First lev (1881-1952)
Composition Paper
Size 182 × 93 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 203550
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 56
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.


The coat of arms in the middle,a portrait of Tsar Boris III in a military uniform on the left,a watermark on the right


A watermark on the left,the figure "1000" depicted in a circle and the text "ХИЛЯДА ЛЕВА"(one thousand levs) on the right


Giesecke+Devrient (Giesecke & Devrient), Leipzig, Germany (1852-date)

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1,000 LevaPicture 1 of a sold 1,000 Leva
Auction 62
Lot 2700
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 XF USD 184.41
(EUR 175.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1,000 LevaPicture 1 of a sold 1,000 Leva
Auction 62
Lot 2699
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 VF USD 47.42
(EUR 45.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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