10 Leva

Features

Issuer Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1997
Value 10 Leva (10 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Brass
Weight 1.5 g
Diameter 15.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1999
Number N# 5943
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 224,
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# 226
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The Madara Rider on his horse, killing a lion with a spear. This image is taken from a large carving 100m up on a cliff face. Inscriptions with the sculpture chronicle events throughout the 8th century.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
РЕПУБЛИКА
БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation:
Republic of
Bulgaria

Engravers: Lyubomir Prahov, Petar Stoikov, Vladimir Yossifov

Reverse

The face value in large font in the center and the date below with a fish to the left and a sun to the right (symbols of ancient people of Bulgaria)

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
10
ЛЕВА
1997

Translation:
10
Leva
1997

Engravers: Lyubomir Prahov, Petar Stoikov, Vladimir Yossifov

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997  $ 0.33 $ 0.45 $ 0.53 $ 0.96 $ 1.29

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