10 levs, 2008, 130th Anniversary of Bulgaria’s Liberation

32.00 BGN

The obverse of the coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank in the inner circle, with the year ‘1879’ written on the ribbon. In circumference is the wording ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’, the nominal value of the coin ‘10 ЛЕВА’ and the year of issue ‘2008’.

The reverse of the coin features in the inner circle two figures: of a Russian soldier and a Bulgarian volunteer from the Shipka Monument as a homage to the Russian and Bulgarian dead in the Russian – Turkish War for the Liberation of Bulgaria, with the year ‘1878’ written above them. In circumference is the text ‘130 ГОДИНИ ОТ ОСВОБОЖДЕНИЕТО’ (‘130th ANNIVERSARY OF BULGARIA’S LIBERATION’) and a wreath with the wording ‘ВЕЧНА СЛАВА НА ГЕРОИТЕ’ (ETERNAL GLORY TO THE HEROES) on the ribbon.


Year of issue 2008
Nominal value 10 levs
Metal Ag 925/1000
Quality proof
Weight 23.33 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Edge flat
Mintage 10,000
Minted by Sofia, Bulgaria
Artistic design Elena Todorova and
Ivan Todorov