1 Lev 2nd Coat of Arms

Features

Issuer Bulgaria
Period People's Republic (1946-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1979-1990
Value 1 Lev (1 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 4.1 g
Diameter 25.2 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 12359
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 90,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 88
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of Bulgaria

Lettering:
НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА
*БЪЛГАРИЯ*

Translation:
The People's Republic of
Bulgaria

Reverse

Denomination above the date flanked by wheatears

Lettering:
1
ЛЕВ
1979

Translation:
1
Lev
1979

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Most of the coins from 1988 and 1989 were melted down.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  2 000 4% Proof
1980  2 000 1.8% Proof
1988  7%
1989  3%
1990  0.76 0.84 0.83 1.35 1.77 90%

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