20 Leva The Virgin Mary with Infant Christ


Issuer Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1999
Value 20 Leva
20 BGN = USD 11
Currency Fourth lev (1999-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 1.55 g
Diameter 13.92 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 60984
References KM# 278
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

The Virgin Mary with Infant Christ

Series: Bulgarian Iconography


The obverse of the coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank with the year “1879” written on the ribbon. In circumference is the wording “БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА” (Bulgarian National Bank), the nominal value of the coin “20 ЛЕВА” (20 levs) and the year of issue.

Script: Cyrillic


Translation: Bulgarian National Bank

Engraver: Alexander Haytov


The Virgin Mary with Baby Christ, denomination and date at right.

Script: Cyrillic


Translation: 20 Leva

Engraver: Alexander Haytov




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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1999  10 000

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