50 Leva

50 Leva -  obverse50 Leva -  reverse

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Features

Country Bulgaria
Period Republic (1990-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1997
Value 50 Leva (50 BGL)
Currency Third lev (1962-1999)
Composition Brass
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1999
Number N# 6449
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 225,
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# 228
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.

Lettering:
РЕПУБЛИКА
БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation:
Republic of
Bulgaria

Engravers: Lyubomir Prahov, Petar Stoikov, Vladimir Yossifov

Reverse

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

Lettering:
50
ЛЕВА
1997

Translation:
50
Leva
1997

Engravers: Lyubomir Prahov, Petar Stoikov, Vladimir Yossifov

Edge

Milled

50 Leva -  obverse

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Mint

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

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1997  0.59 0.62 0.96 1.99

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