2 levs – 125th anniversary of the birth of Dimcho Debelianov

Series: Bulgaria – Renowned Bulgarian Artists

From 19 March 2012, the Bulgarian National Bank releases in circulation a copper commemorative coin „125 Years since the Birth of Dimcho Debelyanov” from the “Renowned Bulgarian Artists” series. It will be sold at the BNB cash desks for BGN 18, VAT included. The coin is aimed at arousing educational and collectors’ interest, and the subject matter and special packaging in which it is sold make it a suitable present for any connoisseur of Bulgarian literature.

The obverse of the coin features the logo of the Bulgarian National Bank and the year ‘1879’ inscribed on the ribbon. ‘БЪЛГАРСКА НАРОДНА БАНКА’ (the Bulgarian National Bank), the nominal value ‘2 ЛЕВА’ (BGN 2) and the year of issue ‘2012’ are inscribed in circumference.

The reverse of the coin depicts an image of the poet Dimcho Debelyanov, the opening verse ‘Да се завърнеш в бащината къща...’ (Going bacк to your father’s house...) on the right and the inscription ‘125 ГОДИНИ ОТ РОЖДЕНИЕТО НА ДИМЧО ДЕБЕЛЯНОВ’ (125 Years since the Birth of Dimcho Debelyanov).