Christmas Coin Goes in Circulation in Bulgaria

Society | November 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00

A coin of five leva, on the occasion of the coming Christmas holidays, will go in circulation next week. This is the first in Bulgaria multicolored coin. Christmas congratulations are on it as well as a drawing in blue, yellow and violet of two "survakarcheta.*" The author of the project is Stefan Nenov. The coin will cost seven leva. The revenues will be donated. The coin will be officially presented on December 5th. The Christmas coin will be out for sale in the bank starting from December 6th .

*At Christmas in Bulgaria, the children visit the houses, singing songs for wealth and health for the hosts. They are called survakarcheta.

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