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2 Leva Elin Pelin

2 Leva (Elin Pelin) -  obverse2 Leva (Elin Pelin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 2 Leva
2 BGN = 1.20 USD
Currency Fourth lev (1999-date)
Composition Copper
Weight 16.4 g
Diameter 34.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 343
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

140 years since the birth of Elin Pelin

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features the BNB logo and the year ‘1879’ on the strip; in circumference: the inscriptions ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (Bulgarian National Bank) at the top, the year of issue ‘2017’ and the nominal value ‘2 ЛЕВА’ (2 levs) at the bottom.

Lettering:
БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА
2017 2 ЛЕВА

Translation:
Bulgarian National Bank
2017 2 Leva

Engravers: Plamen Chernev, Preslav Chernev

Designers: Plamen Chernev, Preslav Chernev

Reverse

The reverse features an image of the writer and the inscriptions: ‘Елинъ Пелинъ’ (Elin Pelin) at the bottom, ‘140 ГОДИНИ ОТ РОЖДЕНИЕТО НА ЕЛИН ПЕЛИН’ (140 years since the birth of Elin Pelin) at the top in circumference.

Lettering:
140 ГОДИНИ ОТ РОЖДЕНИЕТО НА ЕЛИН ПЕЛИН
Елинъ Пелинъ

Translation:
140 years since the birth of Elin Pelin
Elin Pelin

Designers: Plamen Chernev, Preslav Chernev

Edge

Plain

Mint

Bulgarian Mint (Монетен двор / Moneten dvor), Sofia, Bulgaria (1952-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  2,000 Proof

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