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100 Leva - Boris III

Features

Country Bulgaria
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1934-1937
Value 100 Leva (100 BGO)
Currency First lev (1881-1952)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 34 mm
Thickness 2.82 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 45,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 47
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Boris III (1894-1943) - Tsar of Bulgaria, head left.

Lettering:
БОРИСЪ III ЦАРЬ
на БЪЛГАРИТѢ
PM

Translation: BORIS III TSAR OF THE BULGARIANS

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Denomination above date, rose flower at bottom with grain sprigs flank.

Lettering:
100
ЛЕВА
1937

P M

Translation:
100
LEVA
1937

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Lettering: БОЖЕ ПАЗИ БЪЛГАРИЯ

Translation: God save Bulgaria

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1934  2,505,777 10.65 10.65 Minted in London (Schön #47.1) and Belgrade (Schön #47.2)
1934  Proof
1937  2,207,417 11.00 11.00 12.42 17.70 Minted in Kremnica (Schön #47.3)

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