200 Leva

200 Leva - obverse200 Leva - reverse

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Issuer Bulgaria
King Boris III (1918-1943)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1943
Value 200 Leva (200 BGO)
Currency First lev (1881-1952)
Composition Paper
Size 137 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 16 March 1947
Number N# 203752
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 64
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 on the right, a portrait of Tsar Simeon II on the left

Script: Cyrillic

Двеста Лева
Българската Народна Банка
Плаща Предявителю
София 1943

Two Hundred Leva
The Bulgarian National Bank
Pays the Bearer
Sofia 1943


A view from Veliko Turnovo in the middle

Script: Cyrillic

Двеста Лева
Banque Nationale de Bulgarie
За подправка виновнитѣ се наказватъ съгласно чл. 183 и 191 отѣ наказателния законъ

Two Hundred Leva
Banque Nationale de Bulgarie
For forgery the guilty are punished according Art. 183 and 191 of the criminal law


Thickened parts in the paper visible in the white margin


Bundesdruckerei (Reichsdruckerei), Berlin, Germany (1879-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1943  95% P#64a - Single letter serial # prefix
1943  0% P#64b - "AO" serial # prefix

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