• 2 Stotinki 2000-2002, KM# 238a, Bulgaria
  • 2 Stotinki 2000-2002, KM# 238a, Bulgaria
Description

Engravers: Petar Stoikov, Vladimir Yossifov

Obverse

Country name and the Madara Rider.

The Madara Rider or Madara Horseman (Bulgarian: Мадарски конник, Madarski konnik) is an early medieval large rock relief carved on the Madara Plateau east of Shumen in northeastern Bulgaria, near the village of Madara. The monument is dated in the very late 7th, or more often very early 8th century, during the reign of Bulgar Khan Tervel.

The relief depicts a majestic horseman 23 m (75 ft) above ground level in an almost vertical 100 m (328 ft)-high cliff. It is of almost natural size. The horseman, facing right, is thrusting a spear into a lion lying at his horse's feet, and on the left a dog is running after the horseman.

БЪЛГАРИЯ

Reverse

Depicts denomination, issue year and twelve five-pointed stars as a symbol of the European Union.

2
2000
СТОТИНКИ

Edge

2 Stotinki

Magnetic
KM# 238a Schön# 239a
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Characteristics
Material Bronze Plated Steel
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Bulgarian Mint

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