As of January 12, 2015, the Bulgarian National Bank puts into circulation the first Bulgarian commemorative silver coin sporting a pendant commemorating the 100 years of Bulgarian cinema. The coin will be sold at the offices of the National Bank for 66 lev VAT included.
Embedded on the obverse of the coin medallion depicts a movie reel, growing out of the medallion. Below are the nominal value - 10 lev, and the emblem of the Bank of the year 1879 on the ribbon.
The low mintage of 3000 coins and the beautiful coin design excited the Bulgarian coin collectors who were quick to purchase the entire issue in a little over a week. Seems to us that the the decision of the National Bank to lower the mintage of its latest editions was a very good idea.
Bulgarian National Bank released on Monday, July 29 a commemorative circulating silver coin "110 years since Ilinden Uprising." It will be sold at BNB vaults for 66 lv. including VAT, and afterwards will be available to all distributors of mint. That was said by Stefan Tsvetkov, chief cashier of Bank, who presented the coin, forwarded BTA.
Its nominal value is 10 lv., it is made of silver, it weighs 23.33 grams, and its circulation is 3000 pieces.
On 20 May 2013 the Bulgarian National Bank will put into circulation a gold commemorative coin "St. St. Constantine and Elena" from the coin series "Bulgarian Iconography" with the following description:
Nominal value - 100 lev;
metal - gold 999/1000;
Weight - 8.64 g;
Diameter - 24 mm;
Edge - smooth;
Quality - matt-gloss, Proof;
Year of issue - 2013;
Mintage - 2000 pieces.
nominal value - 10 Levs;
metal - silver 925/1000
Weight - 23.33 g;
diameter - 38.61 mm;
Edge - smooth;
Quality - proof;
Year of issue - 2013;
Mintage - 4000 pieces.
The obverse of the coin depicts a gilded medallion elastic interpretation of medieval miniature - the death of Tsar Samuil, below are the emblem of the Bulgarian National Bank, with ... [Full story]
On October 8, 2012, the Bulgarian National Bank will release in circulation the gold coin commemorative coin "St. Petka", part of the series "Bulgarian iconography". It will be in circulation at the price of 1100 leva (excl. VAT) from BNB’s cash desks. It's nominal is 100 leva and the coin is recognized as VAT-exempt for it is considered ‘investment gold’.
The obverse of the coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank and the year ‘1879’ on the strip. The ... [Full story]
Today, June 8, 2012, the Bulgarian National Bank presented the new silver, partially gold-plated, commemorative coin – 250 Years of Slavic-Bulgarian History (Istoriya slavyanobalgarska) from the series Historic heritage.
It will be in circulation as of June 11. According to the planning of the bank, the coin was supposed to be issued in December this years, however this termed changed and now from June on it will be in circulation.
On 20 June 2011, the Bulgarian National Bank issued in circulation a partially gold-plated silver commemorative coin ‘Khan Krum’. The coin will be available for sale at the BNB’s cash desks for BGN 84, VAT included.
This is the first coin of the new historical series ‘Medieval Bulgarian Rulers’.
The mintage of the coin is 5 000 pieces and the artistic design is by Ivan Todorov and Elena Todorova.
The gold commemorative coin “St. Naum” was presented by Bulgarian National Bank on December 10th . The new coin will be available at BNB cashiers on December 15, 2010.
This is the eighth gold coin from the series Bulgarian Iconography, released by BNB from year 2000 till now. Each of these coins is already sold out on the primary market, except only one - "St. Dimitar The Wonderworker". According to an analysis of BulgarianCoins.com the lowest CAGR of a coin from the series ... [Full story]
On the 25th of October 2010, the Bulgarian National Bank introduced in circluation a copper commemorative coins '200 years from the birth of Zaharii Zograph'. Its price at the bank is 18 Leva (VAT included).
The obverse of the coin features the logo of the BNB with the year 1879 on the ribbon. Around is the inscription 'Bulgarian National Bank', the year of issue 2010, and the face value of 2 Leva.
The reverse of the coin shows the self portrait of the famous ... [Full story]
On September, 1, 2010 the Bulgarian National Bank introduces in circulation a gilded silver commemorative coin commemorating the 125 years of the Bulgarian Unification in 1885. Its price will be 60 leva including VAT.
The mintage of the coin is 5000 pieces. The coin surprised collectors with it sporting a gold plated design, while previous announcements did not hint that such will be available. The interesting fact here is this will be the lowest ever mintage for a Bulgarian ... [Full story]
The latest Bulgarian silver coin 'Natural phenomenon Belogradchik rocks' has quickly sold out. In just three days collectors picked up all of the available coins from the official 4,000 mintage. The interest in it has proven significant indeed. The last Bulgarian coin to have sold out quickly was the 2009 '130 Years Bulgarian National Bank' silver coin, preceded by the 2008 '100 Years of Bulgaria’s Independence'.
This fact is pleasing the coin collectors in Bulgaria as in ... [Full story]
The denomination value of the coin is 10 Leva. It is made of .925 Silver. Weight 23.33 grams, diameter - 38.61 mm. The mintage of the coin is 4000 pieces. It will enter circulation on the World Earth Day on 22 April 2010.
On the obverse of the coin is the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank, with the year of establishment 1879 on the ribbon. The reverse shows an artistic image of the Belogradchik rocks. The inscription above says: "Belogradchik Rocks" and the one below says: ... [Full story]
The Panagyurishte treasure consists of nine richly adorned vessels with total weight of 6.164 kg 23-carat Gold. It was discovered in 1949 during earth-digging works near the town of Panagyurishte. The gold beverage set includes a phiale (a bowl), an amphora and seven rhyta (cups).
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 ... [Full story]
On October 20, 2009, the Bulgarian National Bank released a gold commemorative coin featuring St. Dimitar the Wonderworker. The coins have a nominal value of 100 BGN and are struck in .999 gold.
The obverse of the coin depicts the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank. Inscriptions include the face value of "100 ЛЕВА" (100 BGN) and "БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА" (BULGARIAN NATIONAL BANK). The year "1879" is inscribed on the ribbon and the year of issue "2009" is ... [Full story]
The Bulgarian Central Bank (BNB) issued on September 14 a new commemorative coin from the Bulgarian Crafts coin series - "Bulgarian Pottery".
The coin boasts bright colors and is dedicated to the traditional Bulgarian craft of making pottery. Its nominal value is 5 Bulgarian Leva and can be purchased for BGN 38 from BNB, other banks where available, and the National Art Gallery.
The head of the coin displays the BNB symbol while the tail includes a pottery ... [Full story]
Silver commemorative coin with an inscription “130 years Bulgarian national bank” will be released on 18 May, informs the Bulgarian national bank (BNB). Authors of the art project are Razvigor Kolev and Borislav Kiosev.
On the front side of the coin the emblem of the bank is depicted with the years “1879” and “2009”, written on the ribbon. Around it is written “Bulgarian national bank”, the nominal value of the coin and the year of the emission – “2009”. ... [Full story]
A collectible coin commemorating 110 years since the birth of Dechko Uzunov, part of the Noteworthy Bulgarian Artists series of Bulgarian National Bank, will go on sale from February 23, the central bank said on February 20 2009.
Uzunov, an artist who lived from 1899 to 1986, was best known for the span of genres and fields that his creations took – book illustrations, paintings, graphics, scenography, book making, costume design and murals, this latter including in the church ... [Full story]
Pursuant to article 25 of the Law on the BNB, from 15 December 2008 the Bulgarian National Bank issues into circulation a gold commemorative coin 'St. Tsar Boris I the Baptizer'.
The obverse of the coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank with the year '1879' written on the ribbon. In circumference is the wording 'БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА' (BULGARIAN NATIONAL BANK), the nominal value of the coin '20 ЛЕВА' and the year of issue '2008'.
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On the day of the wine maker Trifon Zarezan, the Bulgarian National Bank launched a silver commemorative coin - Bulgarian vine growing and wine production. The nominal value of the coin is 5 leva but it sells for 22 leva.
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