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BULGARIA

1, 3, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500 LEVA

 Issue 1951

 

          Printed in Goznak , USSR

          In circulation from 12 May 1952 to 31 March 1962

 

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Nominal value – 3 levs

Size – 120 x 60 mm, horizontal

Watermark – “БНБ” (BNB), sickle and hammer

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 Obverse – asymmetrical disposition; the coat of arms on the left,

the figure “3” in a vignette on the right, a shield with the inscription

“НРБ” (People’s Republic of Bulgaria) against white background on

 the right, the serial number under it; 

           Background color – green

 

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 Reverse – two hands holding crossed sickle

 and hammer in a vignette in the middle

 

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Nominal value – 5 levs

 Size – 125 x 65 mm, horizontal

 Watermark – “БНБ” (BNB), sickle and hammer

 

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition; the coat of arms in the middle,

 the figure “5” in vignettes on the right and on the left, a shield with

the inscription “НРБ” (People’s Republic of Bulgaria)

 against white background on the right, the serial number above it;

 Background colors – blue, green

 

  

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Reverse – two hands holding crossed sickle and hammer

in a vignette against the background of beams

 

 

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Nominal value – 10 levs

 Size – 135 x 70 mm, horizontal

 Watermark – “БНБ” (BNB), sickle and hammer

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition;

 the coat of arms on the right, the picture of Georgi Dimitrov

on the left, a shield with the figure “10”

against white background on the right;

 Background color – reddish brown

 

 

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Reverse – a tractor on the right

 

 

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Nominal value – 25 levs

Size – 145 x 76 mm, horizontal

Watermark – “БНБ” (BNB), sickle and hammer

 

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition;

 the coat of arms on the right, the picture of Georgi Dimitrov on the left,

 a shield with the figure “25” against white background on the right;

Background color – gray-blue

 

 

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Reverse – a youth brigade installing rails in the middle

 

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Nominal value – 50 levs

 Size – 157 x 80 mm, horizontal

 Watermark – “БНБ” (BNB), sickle and hammer

 

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition; the coat of arms on the right,

the picture of Georgi Dimitrov on the left,

a shield with the figure “50” against white background on the right;

 Background color – brown

 

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Reverse – a picture of a woman rose-picker in the middle

 

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Nominal value – 100 levs

 Size – 165 x 85 mm, horizontal

 Watermark – two hands holding sickle and hammer

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition; the coat of arms on the right,

 the picture of Georgi Dimitrov on the left, a shield with the figure “100”

against white background on the right;

Background color – green

 

 

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Reverse – a picture of a woman picking grapes in national costume in the middle

 

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Nominal value – 200 levs

 Size – 175 x 90 mm, horizontal

 Watermark – two hands holding sickle and hammer

 

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Obverse – asymmetrical disposition; the coat of arms in a vignette on the right,

 the picture of Georgi Dimitrov on the left, a shield with the figure “200”

 against white background on the right;

 Background color – blue

 

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Reverse – tobacco-pickers in the middle

 

 

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