Bulgaria 1930-BP 20 leva

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck at the Budapest mint for the kingdom of Bulgaria in 1930, along with a similar 50 and 100 leva. The previous twenty leva coin (KM 33, issued 1912) was gold and the subsequent issue (KM 47, issued 1943) was copper-nickel. The king, Boris III, chose the Axis side during World War Two and was deposed by the Communists in 1943 as the Soviet army approached.

Recorded mintage: 10,016,000.

Specification: 4 g, .500 fine silver, .064 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 41.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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