This Bulgarian lev is the currency of Bulgaria. It is currently pegged to the value of the euro at a rate of 1.95583 BGN to 1 EUR.
The currency code for the Bulgarian lev is BGN.
The BGN has been around since 1881 and has been replaced three times since then. After Bulgaria gained membership to the EU, the BGN was set to be replaced by the EUR in 2012. But due to the global financial crisis in 2008, the adoption of the EUR was postponed.