Monday, January 4, 2010

Bulgaria 100 levs 2007 gold coin

Bulgarian Iconography • St. George the Victorious

The obverse of the gold coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank, with the year ‘1879’ inscribed on the ribbon. In circumference go ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (BULGARIAN NATIONAL BANK), the nominal value ‘100 ЛЕВА’ (BGN 100), and the year of issue ‘2007’.

The reverse of the gold coin features Saint George the Victorious, an icon image from ‘St. Nickolas’ Church in the village of Zheravna. The wording „СВ. ГЕОРГИ ПОБЕДОНОСЕЦ” (ST. GEORGE THE VICTORIOUS) goes in circumference.

Year of issue 2007
Nominal value 100 levs
Type of metal Gold 999/1000
Quality proof
Weight 8.64 g
Diameter 24 mm
Edge flat
Mintage 1,500
Minted in Sofia, Bulgaria
Artistic design Plamen Chernev

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