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Features

Country Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 2002
Value 1 Lev
1 BGN = 0.61 USD
Currency Fourth lev (1999-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel center in brass ring
Weight 7.0 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 254,
  • 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.
Schön# 256
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Bulgaria's patron saint, St. Ivan Rilsky (Saint John of Rila) (c876 - 946) is the first Bulgarian hermit and the founder of the grandest monastery in Bulgaria. This coin was released on September 2nd, 2002.

Lettering:
СВ. ИВАН РИЛСКИ
БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation:
St. Ivan Rilsky
Bulgaria

Engraver: Petar Stoykov

Reverse

Denomination and date.

Lettering:
1
ΛЕВ 2002

Translation: 1 Lev

Engraver: Petar Stoykov

Edge

Alternating smooth and reeded segments (8 each)

1 Lev -  obverse

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Mint

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2002  24,842,000 0.66 0.77 0.59 0.71 0.81 1.87 1.93 99%
2002  10,000 2.43 1.4% Proof

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