1 Lev Srebro


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.


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

Script: Cyrillic

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

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


The BNB's building

Script: Cyrillic

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

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


Rhomboid net


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
Auction 62
Lot 2687
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined XF USD 17.52
(EUR 17.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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