Bulgarian National Bank releases silver commemorative coin ‘Trоyan Monastery’ from the series ’Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries’

Sofia, Bulgaria,  20-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — From 19 May 2014, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation a silver commemorative coin ‘Trоyan Monastery’ from the series ’Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries’. It will be sold at the BNB teller desks for BGN 66, VAT included.

10 levs, 2014
Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries • Trоyan Monastery

Bulgarian coin obverse

The obverse of the coin features on the left: the icon of Virgin Mary with Three Hands kept at the Troyan Monastery; on the right (one below the other): the nominal value ‘10 ЛЕВА’ (10 levs), the BNB logo with the year ‘1879’ on the strip, and (perpendicularly underneath) the year of issue ‘2014’; the inscription ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (Bulgarian National Bank) in semicircle.

Bulgarian coin reverse

The reverse features the monastery complex and the inscriptions ‘ТРОЯНСКИ МАНАСТИР’ and ‘УСПЕНИЕ БОГОРОДИЧНО’ (Troyan Monastery and the Assumption of Virgin Mary) in semicircles.

SPECIFICATIONS
Year of issue 2014
Nominal value 10 levs
Metal Ag 925/1000
Quality proof, mint state
Weight 23.33 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Edge flat
Mintage 3000
Minted by Bulgarian Mint
Artistic design Stefan Ivanov

 

 

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