Lev: coin from Tsardom of Bulgaria; 100 stotinka


1 lev (левъ), 1925: Tsardom of Bulgaria

1 lev (левъ), 1925: Tsardom of Bulgaria

Ruler: Boris III (Boris Klemens Robert Maria Pius Ludwig Stanislaus Xaver) — the Tsar of the Kingdom of Bulgaria /Tsardom of Bulgaria/ from 1918 to 1943.

1 ЛЕВЪ: 1 lev.

Denomination and date in the wreath.

БЪЛГАРИЯ - СЪЕДИНЕНИЕТО ПРАВИ СИЛАТА: Bulgaria - Unity makes strength (The national motto of Bulgaria, Belgium and Haiti, that came from the Latin phrase "Concordia res parvae crescunt" — "Small states flourish by concord").

Coat of arms of Bulgaria (1881-1927).

Mintage: 35.000.000.

Royal Mint of Belgium, Brussels (no mintmark).

  • Copper-nickel: 20 mm - 3 g
  • Reference price: 1.5$

COIN LEV — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. PRINCIPALITY OF BULGARIA (1882-1894) + TSARDOM OF BULGARIA (1910-1943) + PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA (1960-1990) + REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA (1992-…): lev = 100 stotinka

The name of the currency of Bulgaria (lev) comes from the name of Dutch thalers with the image of a lion ("leeuwendaalder, levendaler"), which were spread throughout Europe during a long period several centuries ago.