Joey writes: I have a small gold coin with a large 1 in the center with what looks like wheat on the sides, the letters ctotnhka and the year 1962. What can you tell me about this coin?
You have a brass, 1962 Bulgaria 1 Stotinka (100 stotinki= 1 lev) from the People’s Republic of Bulgaria. The coin is obsolete and was replaced by the Republic of Bulgaria coinage in 1992. Bulgaria uses the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Value range: less than US 10 cents.