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PRESS RELEASE

29 December 2017

The BNB releases in circulation a silver commemorative coin
оn a topic ‘Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 2018’
and a circulation coin with a nominal value of 2 levs on the same topic

From 2 January 2018, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation a partially gold-plated silver commemorative coin on a topic ‘Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 2018’. It will be sold at the BNB teller desks and Cash Services Company AD, Sofia, Burgas, Varna, Pleven, Plovdiv for BGN 66.

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From 2 January 2018, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation as a legal tender a coin, with nominal value of 2 levs (BGN 2), оn a topic ‘Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 2018’.




10 levs, 2018

Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 2018

The obverse of the coin features on the gold-plated inner circle the BNB logo and the year ‘1879’ on the strip; under the logo in two lines: the nominal value ‘10 ЛЕВА’ (10 levs);
the inscription ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (Bulgarian National Bank)
and the year of issue ‘2018’ in circumference.

The reverse of the coin features on the gold-plated inner circle the logo of the Bulgarian Presidency; the inscription ‘Българско председателство на Съвета на ЕС’ (Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU) and ‘eu2018bg’ in circumference.

SPECIFICATIONS

Year of issue

2018

Nominal value

10 levs

Metal

Ag 999/1000, gold-plated inner circles on both sides of the coin

Quality

proof, mint state

Weight

20.00 g

Diameter

40.00 mm

Edge

flat

Mintage

3000

Minted by

Bulgarian Mint

Artistic design

Bulgarian Mint EAD team



2 levs, 2018

The obverse of the coin features in the centre of the inner circle the nominal value is indicated by the figure ‘2’ furrowed by lines. On the periphery there is a graphical pattern of crossing lines both on the inner circle and the outer ring. The lower side of the coin features the inscription ‘ЛЕВA’ (levs) with the letters starting from the outer ring and crossing into the inner circle. The year of issue ‘2018’ is on the outer ring to the right of the wording ‘ЛЕВA’.

The reverse of the coin features the logo of the
Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018; the inscription ‘Българско председателство на Съвета на ЕС’ (Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU) and ‘eu2018bg’ in circumference.

SPECIFICATIONS

Nominal value

2 levs

Alloy

two-component coin; inner circle of goldish alloy – CuNiZn; outer ring of silvery alloy – CuNi

Year of issue

2018

Weight

9 g

Diameter

26.5 mm

Edge

alternately serrated and flat sectors

Artistic design

Vanya Dimitrova and a Bulgarian Mint EAD team


Прикачени файлове

Presentation of the coins Изтегли PDF (962 KB)