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24 June 2022

The BNB releases into circulation a golden
commemorative coin ‘Paisy Hilendarski - Two Golden Levs’

On 27 June 2022 the Bulgarian National Bank will issue a new gold commemorative coin entitled ‘Paisy Hilendarski - Two Golden Levs’.

The price of the coin is BGN 3755 (three thousand seven hundred and fifty five).

The coin will be sold at two cash desks in the Bulgarian National Bank, Sofia, 1, Knyaz Alexander I Sq., and at four cash desks in the BNB Cash Centre, Sofia, 10, Mihail Tenev St., and also in offices and branches of DSK Bank AD, First Investment Bank AD, Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD, Texim Bank AD and Central Cooperative Bank AD.

In the period from 27 June to 29 June 2022 every client (a natural or legal person) may purchase only 1 coin at the Bulgarian National Bank, and after that period the commemorative coin ‘Paisy Hilendarski - Two Golden Levs’ will be sold without any restrictions. The persons who may purchase commemorative coins are adults, i.e. must be at least 18 years old. In that period a natural person may purchase only 1 commemorative coin no matter whether for themselves or for someone else, presenting a notarised power of attorney explicitly for the purchase of a specific commemorative coin.

The list of bank offices and branches in which the new commemorative coin ‘Paisy Hilendarski - Two Golden Levs’, issue 2022, will be sold. (link).

2 levs, 2022

Paisy Hilendarski – Two Golden Levs

The obverse of the coin features: in the centre, the nominal value ‘2’ and ‘ЛЕВА’ (levs) underneath; ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (Bulgarian National Bank) inscribed in circumference and the year of issue ‘2022’ underneath on the right.

The reverse of the coin features: the image of Paisy Hilendarski in the centre of a pitted circle, the years ‘1722-1773’ on the right; the inscriptions in circumference: ‘ПАИСИЙ ХИЛЕНДАРСКИ’ (Paisy Hilendarski) at the top and ‘БЪЛГАРИЯ’ (Bulgaria) below.

The edge of the coin features: embossed text ‘ИСТОРИЯ СЛАВЯНОБЪЛГАРСКА’ (Slavo-Bulgarian History).


Year of issue


Nominal value

2 levs


Au 999/1000


proof, mint state


23.33 g


26.5 mm


flat, embossed text ‘ИСТОРИЯ СЛАВЯНОБЪЛГАРСКА’ (Slavo-Bulgarian History)



Minted by

Bulgarian Mint

Artistic design

Vanya Dimitrova and a Bulgarian Mint EAD team

Прикачени файлове

Presentation of the coin Изтегли PDF (864 KB)

Leaflet of the coin Изтегли PDF (1133 KB)

List of offices and banks' branches where the new commemorative coin ‘Paisy Hilendarski - Two Golden Levs’, issue 2022, will be sold (BG) Изтегли PDF (126 KB)