Gilded Coin Shows Bulgarian Treasures

Business | May 22, 2006, Monday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Gilded Coin Shows Bulgarian Treasures As of May 23, Bulgaria's National Bank launches into circulation a gilded silver coin worth BGN 10 to add to the "Treasures of Bulgaria" series. It depicts a piece of the silver treasure found near the town of Letnitsa. Photo by Yuliana Nikolova (SNA)

Bulgaria's National Bank is launching a gilded silver coin worth o BGN 10, to add to the "Treasures of Bulgaria" series. The coins from the "Treasures of Bulgaria" depict some of the country's outstanding archaeological findings - such as the famous golden mask of a Thracian ruler, rhytons and phialas, as well as numerous precious artefacts find place on the money. The latest addition to the collection shows a piece of the silver treasure found near the city of Letnitsa, dated back to first half of the IV Century BC.
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