20 Leva Slavonic Alphabet

Features

Issuer Bulgaria
Period People's Republic (1946-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1963
Value 20 Leva (20 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 16.89 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
60451
References KM# 68
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

1100th Anniversary of Slavonic Alphabet

Obverse

The name of the country. Denomination and date.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
НАРОДНА РЕПУБЛИКА
20
ЛЕВА
БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation:
The People's Republic of Bulgaria
20 Leva

Engraver: A.Poplilov

Reverse

Cyril and Methodius.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
КИРИЛЛ И МЕТОДИЙ ∙ СЛАВЯНСКА ПИСМЕНОСТ
∙ 863-1963 ∙

Translation: Cyril and Methodius ∙ Slavic writing

Engraver: A.Poplilov

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1963  3 000

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Leva (Slavonic Alphabet)
Katz
Auction 80
Lot 255
Internet Archive
Apr 5, 2023 UNC USD 1432.53
(EUR 1321.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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