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5 Leva - Aleksandr I


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)


Coat of arms of Bulgaria.


Unity Makes Strength

Engraver: Nikolaj Formás


Denomination above date within wreath.


Translation: 5 Leva

Engraver: Nikolaj Formás


Smooth with inscription


Translation: God save Bulgaria


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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Bullion value: 13.38 USD Search tips
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