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26 November 2015

Today BNB presented a new circulation coin of 2 levs nominal value, issue 2015

Today the Deputy Governor in charge of the BNB Issue Department Mr. Kalin Hristov presented at a press conference the new circulation coin with nominal value of 2 levs, issue 2015, which will be in circulation from 7 December 2015. The press conference was attended by the BNB Chief Cashier Mr. Stefan Tsvetkov, the Director of Issuing Policy and Control Directorate Mr. Christo Dichovski the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Mint Mr. Tsvetan Buyukliiski and the author of the artistic design of the coin Mrs. Vanya Dimitrova. With today’s presentation the Central Bank launches the national public awareness campaign for the new circulation coin: at branches of all commercial banks, post offices, airports, border points, public transport, big chain stores, etc.

Information about the coin can be found here.

2 levs, 2015

The obverse of the coin features in the centre of the inner circle the nominal value 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 ‘2015’ is on the outer ring to the right of the wording ‘ЛЕВA’.

The reverse of the coin features on the inner circle the stylized image of Paisy Hilendarski and the years ‘1722 – 1773’, and on the outer ring the inscriptions ‘ПАИСИЙ ХИЛЕНДАРСКИ’ (Paisy Hilendarski) and ‘БЪЛГАРИЯ’ (Bulgaria).


Nominal value

2 levs


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

Year of issue



9 g


26.5 mm


alternately serrated and flat sectors

Artistic design

Vanya Dimitrova

Прикачени файлове

Presentation of the coin Изтегли PPT (5147 KB)