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5 Leva - Aleksandr I

Features

Country Bulgaria
King Alexander I (1879-1886)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1884-1885
Value 5 Leva (5 BGO)
Currency First lev (1881-1952)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 7
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of arms of Bulgaria.

Lettering:
БЪЛГАРИЯ
* СЪЕДИНЕНИЕ-ТО ПРАВИ СИЛА-ТА *

Translation:
Bulgaria
Unity Makes Strength

Engraver: Nikolaj Formás

Reverse

Denomination above date within wreath.

Lettering:
5
ЛЕВА
1885

Translation: 5 Leva

Engraver: Nikolaj Formás

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Lettering: БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation: God save Bulgaria

Mint

Saint Petersburg Mint, Russia

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1884  512,473 37.46 41%
1885  1,426,000 29.52 38.51 80%

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Members from this site want to exchange this coin: SStefanov, Ciin, doanvietdung, chopin, gretna12, enrico, tauras651, Ivo Georgiev, Dido77

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Numista Rarity index: 39 Search tips
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Bullion value: 13.38 USD Search tips
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