Bulgarian Banknotes


Current Banknotes
2003 - present
100 leva

(front - Aleko Konstantinov (1863 - 1897))

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July 1999 - present

1 lev 2 leva

(front - St.John of Rila (876 - 946))

(back - The Rila Monastery)
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(front - Paisiy Hilendarski (1722 - 1773))

(back - shields of Bulgarian tsars)
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5 leva 10 leva

(front - Ivan Milev (1897 -1927))

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(front - Dr. Peter Beron (1799 - 1871))

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20 leva 50 leva

(front - Stefan Stambolov (1854 - 1895))

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(front - Pencho Slaveykov (1866 - 1912))

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Old Banknotes
1997 - Dec. 1999
10 000 leva 50 000 leva

(front - Dr. Peter Beron (1799 - 1871))

(back - scientific instuments)
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(front - Saints Ciril and Methodius)

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Early 1990's - Dec. 1999
20 leva 50 leva

(front - Desislava Sevastokratoritsa)
(back - The Boyana Church)
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(front - Hristo G. Danov)
(back - printing press)
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100 leva 200 leva

(front - Zahari Zograf)
(back - historical bulgarian calendar)
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(front - Ivan Vazov)
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500 leva

(front - Dobri Hristov)

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1000 leva 2000 leva

(front - Vasil Levski)

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(front - Nikola Fichev)

(back - some of Fichev's works)
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5000 leva 10000 leva

(front - Zahari Stoyanov)

(back - Monument to Bulgarian Unification)
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(front - Vladimir Dimitrov - the master)

(back - abstractions of Vladimir Dimitrov's paintings)
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1990

50 leva

(front - national seal)
(back - Tsarevets Castle, Veliko Turnovo)


1974 - early 1990's

1 lev 5 leva

(front - national seal)
(back - Monument on Mount Shipka)
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(front - national seal)
(back - Black Sea resort)
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10 leva 20 leva

(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - factory)
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(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - factory)
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1951

3 leva 5 leva

(front - national seal)
(back - hammer and sickle)
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(front - national seal)
(back - hammer and sickle)
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10 leva 25 leva

(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - field)
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(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - railroad construction)
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50 leva 100 leva

(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - woman harvesting roses)
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(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - woman harvesting grapes)
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200 leva

(front - Georgi Dimitrov)
(back - woman harvesting tobacco)


1950

20 leva

(front - 20 leva)
(back - Natioanl Bank Building)


1948

200 leva 250 leva

(front - national seal)
(back - miner)
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(front - national seal)
(back - train and airplane)
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500 leva

(front - national seal)
(back - women harvesting tobacco)
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1943

200 leva 250 leva

(front - Tsar Simeon II)
(back - view of Turnovo)
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(front - Tsar Simeon II)
(back - peasants in a field)
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500 leva

(front - Tsar Simeon II)
(back - shepherd tending flock)
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1942 - 1947

500 leva 1000 leva

(front - Tsar Boris III)
(back - woman)
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(front - Tsar Boris III)
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(back - Rila Monastery)
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1940

500 leva

(front - Tsar Boris III)
(back - port)
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1938

500 leva

(Tsar Boris III)

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1929

250 leva front 250 leva back

(Tsar Boris III)
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(Veliko Turnovo)
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