The obverse of the banknote features an icon of 1789 of St. Joan of Rila (876 - 946).
The principal church in the Rila Monastery is depicted on the reverse of the banknote.
Background colour - red.
Dimensions - 112 x 60 mm.

More information about new Bulgarian banknotes and coins in circulation as of 5 July 1999 please find on the homepage of the Bulgarian National Bank