Bulgaria 1 Lev and 2 Leva  1925 to 1941
Bulgaria 1 Lev and 2 Leva 1925 to 1941

Bulgaria issued these nice-looking coins in 1925 and in 1941. They are made of copper-nickel.

The values of these coins are a little unusual. In circulated condition, current auction results agree with the catalogs, i.e., the values are low. But looking at auction results for top-quality, fully uncirculated specimens, the actual values go through the roof while catalog values remain low.

Here are CoinQuest's best estimates of catalog value:

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $5
fully uncirculated: $500

The marked up-tick in value for uncirculated coins is substantial.

Coin: 19954 , Genre: Orthodox and Slavic
Requested by: MChard, Thu, 17-Sep-2015 05:02:09 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 17-Sep-2015 14:14:25 GMT
Requester description: 1925 All letters appear to be Russian. Obverse has a standing lion on a shield with two flag poles on either side. Flags have 3 stripes. Draped banners with tassels. Words around the outside edge.
Reverse has the number 1 (denomination), date 1925, surrounded by a wreath of leaves. 1
Tags: bulgaria 1 lev ley 2 leva eba neba aeba letters letter russian russia obverse standing stand lion shield two flag poles flags 3 stripes stripe draped drape banners banner tassels tassel number denomination wreath leaves leaf leters lettering lettered rooski rusia cccp anverse sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields blanket colors stipes striped drapped drapes bannered numbering greenery wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths leafs leave leaved leafed leafy leavs crown tiara drapery tiger circle ring crowned crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera curtains curtain lions cougar tigers circled encircle crrcle cirle circlet circles circlr circal citcle encircled ringed circumscibed cirlce circel encircles encircling rings circling cirlces circular cicurling circumscribed




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