Bulgaria 1980 stotinka

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Heritage sale 3076, part of lot 31150
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This specimen was part of lot 31150 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), which sold for $1,020. The catalog description[1] noted, "Bulgaria. People's Republic 7-Piece Certified Proof Set 1980 NGC, 1) Stotinka - PR66 Cameo; 2) 2 Stotinki - PR67 Ultra Cameo, KM 85; 3) 5 Stotinki - PR67 Ultra Cameo, KM 86; 4) 10 Stotinki - PR67 Ultra Cameo, KM 87; 5) 20 Stotinki - PR68 Ultra Cameo, KM 88; 6) 50 Stotinki - PR67 Ultra Cameo, KM 89; 7) Lev - PR68 Ultra Cameo, KM 90. A high-grade representative of this relatively low-mintage set (2,000 produced), rarely offered at all, particularly so in such fine condition." This type was struck by the communists 1974, 1979-81, 1988-90.

Recorded mintage: 2,000 proofs.

Specification: 1 g, brass, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 84, KM-PS7 (set).

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3076, featuring the Allen Moretti Swiss Collection and the James Mossman Collection of Canadian Coinage, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.

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