1 Lev Srebro

Features

Issuer Bulgaria
King Boris III (1918-1943)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1920-1921
Value 1 Lev Srebro (1 BGO)
Currency First lev (1881-1952)
Composition Paper
Size 90 × 56 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 31 May 1925
Number N# 205968
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 30
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The coat of arms on the left; on the right-the sculpture of a sitting woman turned right

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
Единъ Левъ Сребро
Българската Народна Банка
Плаща Прѣдѫвителю въ замѣна на таѫ банкнота

Translation:
One Lev Silver
The Bulgarian National Bank
Pays the Bearer for exchange of this banknote

Reverse

The BNB's building

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
Единъ Левъ
За подправка виновнитѣ се наказватъ съгласно $$ 183 и 191 отъ наказ. законъ.

Translation:
One Lev
For forgery the guilty are punished according Art. 183 and 191 of the criminal law

Watermark

Rhomboid net

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited, United Kingdom (1810-2009)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1920-1921)  20 000 000 62% P#30a - One number in serial # prefix
ND (1920-1921)  46% P#30b - Two numbers in serial # prefix

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Lev SrebroPicture 1 of a sold 1 Lev Srebro
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 2687
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 17.52
(EUR 17.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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