Bulgaria 10-STOTINKI (KM199) Lion
This is the first coin issued for the new Republic of Bulgaria and it was minted in 1992 only. The lion is an ancient symbol of power.
In September 2012, Bulgarian archaeologists found a unique lion head stone sculpture in the Womb Cave in Bulgaria. The sculpture dates from the time of the Trojan War, in the second to first century BCE. Bulgaria has been inhabited since the stone age, and has many examples of ancient art.
- Diameter: 17 mm
- Composition: Nickel-Brass
- CAT#: KM199