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50 Lekë

50 Lekë -  obverse50 Lekë -  reverse

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Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1949-1957
Value 50 Lekë (50 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 25,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
P# 29
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

To the right is a portrait of Lord Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu (Skanderbeg) (1405-1468) was an Albanian nobleman and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in modern-day Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia, Date below, Denomination in the centre and at left, Date centre bottom

Reverse

National Coat of Arms in the centre, Partisan military to the right, Denomination at left

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1949  6% P#25
1957  0% P# 29s; Specimen; overprint MODEL
1957  94% P#29a; Issued note

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