Bulgarian Coins

• The complete online resource dedicated to Bulgarian coins
• Detailed coin information and actual quality pictures
• Bulgarian coin news, interesting facts and more

ALL BULGARIAN COINS

The Latest Coins

All Coins by Year

Bulgarian Coin Series

BULGARIAN SILVER COINS

Republic of Bulgaria
(1991-present)

People's Republic of Bulgaria
(1946-1991)

Third Bulgarian Kingdom
(1908-1946)

Principality of Bulgaria
(1878-1908)

Silver Coins by Year

BULGARIAN GOLD COINS

Republic of Bulgaria
(1991-present)

People's Republic of Bulgaria
(1946-1991)

Third Bulgarian Kingdom
(1908-1946)

Principality of Bulgaria
(1878-1908)

BULGARIAN COPPER COINS

All Bulgarian Copper Coins

BULGARIAN CIRCULATION COINS

Current Circulation Coins

People's Republic of Bulgaria
(1946-1991)

Third Bulgarian Kingdom
(1908-1946)

Principality of Bulgaria
(1878-1908)



Panagyurishte Treasure 3-Silver Coins Set issued by the New Zealand Mint presented by First Investment Bank
15/12/2009

Panagyurishte Treasure 3-Silver Coins Set presented by First Investment Bank


Seven utensils are horn-shaped rhyta; three are formed as animal heads; one represents the front half of a goat’s body; and three are shaped as women’s heads. All of them are adorned with scenes from the Greek mythology.

On the neck of the Aries-shaped rhyton are represented the figures of the sitting Dionysus and the bacchante Eriope with dancing bacchantes around them. The handle of the vessel ends in a lion’s figure. A group of goddesses (Athena, Hera and Aphrodite) with the famous Greek hero Paris is portrayed on one of the deer-shaped rhyta. They symbolize a scene well known from mythology – the Judgment of Paris, the cause of the Trojan War. On the neck of the second deer-shaped rhyton two heroic scenes are depicted: Heracles against the doe of Cerynia and Theseus against the bull of Marathon. The goat-protome-shaped rhyton is decorated with Hera’s figure, sitting beside of Artemis and Apollo. Nike, the goddess of the victory, is shown on the rear side.

The women’s heads represented by three of the rhyta are probably heads of Amazons. The handles of all three rhyta end in the figures of sphinxes. The women's well arranged hairs with veils, necklaces, and also the helmet on one of the Amazon heads are shaped in relief and are very rich on ornamentation.

The Panagyurishte Gold Treasure is one of the most representative testimonies for the art and the mythology of the Thracians and the people from Eastern Mediterranea. The gold was the favorite metal of the Thracian aristocracy who controlled and possessed most of its extraction in the Ancient world. Large quantities of the precious metal were used for the production of royal utensils and cultual vessels. A large number of antique treasures with precious metals objects come from Bulgaria, but the one from Panagyurishte is the most dazzling of all. For the last 40 years the treasure has been constantly exhibited in over 40 countries on five continents – a rebirth of a unique masterpiece of the ancient art. The triumphal tour includes more than 40 capitals and cities – Rome, Paris, New York, Moscow, Berlin, Prague, Budapest, Tokyo, Mexico city, New Delhi, Montreal, Madrid, Boston, Detroit, Helsinki. Wherever exhibited, it arouses the admiration of both academics and connoisseurs.

The new collector’s coin set was minted in accordance with the Agreement between the New Zealand Mint, First Investment Bank and the Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

They are included 3 Niue Island Silver Gold gilded coins of 1 oz Silver fineness 999 each.

Diameter 40,7 mm

Mintage 5000 sets


Presented coins: 449
LATEST RELEASE
(Released on: 15.09.2017)
2017 RILA MONASTERY
.925 Silver 23.33 gm.
Official Mintage: 3,000
UPCOMING COIN
(November 2017)
150 YEARS SINCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE KOLYO FICHETO BRIDGE NEAR BYALA
2017 150 YEARS SINCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE KOLYO FICHETO BRIDGE NEAR BYALA
.925 Silver 23.33 gm.
Expected mintage: 0
MARKET PRICES OF BULGARIAN COINS
Market Prices of Bulgarian Coins
How much is my Bulgarian coin worth?
You can find an approximate answer HERE


FEATURED RARE BULGARIAN COIN
130 YEARS OF THE UNIFICATION OF BULGARIA Монета
2015 130 YEARS OF THE UNIFICATION OF BULGARIA
.925 Silver
Mintage: 3,000

Bulgarian Coin News | Contribute | Detailed coin search | Upcoming Bulgarian coins


Copyright Bulgarian Coins. All Rights Reserved. All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. Bulgarian Coins makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

This site is not associated in any way with the Bulgarian National Bank or the Bulgarian Mint. Issuing of coins or paper money on the territory of Bulgaria is an EXCLUSIVE right of the Bulgarian National Bank. This site may include information and news about coins not directly issued by the BNB but by other mints or governments still somehow related to Bulgaria. The criminal law and the Penal Code of the Republic of Bulgaria prohibit the unlawful reproduction of its currency and the use of any kind of counterfeit money! Violators will be prosecuted!




Авторски права 2017 BulgarianCoins.com. Всички права запазени. Изработено от Sofia Web Works създателите на BestCasinos.fi.
Miss Hosting - The best hosting company in Bulgaria

In partnership with MissHosting, The fastest growing web hosting company in Bulgaria.