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500 Lekë Prince Skanderbeg


Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1968-1970
Value 500 Lekë (500 ALL)
Currency New lek (1965-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 98.74 g
Diameter 55 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 56,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Fr# 18
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Commemorative issue

500th Anniversary of Skanderbeg's Death - Prince Skanderbeg



500 LEKË
1955 900


Prince Skanderbeg motif

1468 1968

Translation: Albania




For the 1970 issue the fineness marking has been incorporated in the dies

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  1,520 KM#56.1; Proof
1969  200 KM#56.2; Proof; Date below arms; oval fineness countermark in a variety of positions
1970  KM#56.3; Proof; Without date; Oval fineness countermark in relief

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Catalog Albania 500 Lekë (Prince Skanderbeg)