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0.50 Lek - Vittorio Emanuele III

0.50 Lek - Vittorio Emanuele III -  obverse0.50 Lek - Vittorio Emanuele III -  reverse

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Features

Country Albania
Period Italian occupation (1939-1943)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1941
Value 0.50 Lek (0.5 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.97 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1945
References KM# 30
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Bust of Vittorio Emanuele III, left

Lettering: VITT· EM· III RE E IMP· MBRET E PER·

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

Giuseppe Romagnoli (1872, December 14 - Rome, 1966) was an Italian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Two headed eagle between Lictor axes

Lettering:
SHQIPNI
1941 XIX
LEK 0,50
ALBANIA
R

Translation:
Albania
1Ghani
1941 XIX
ALL 0.50
ALBANIA
R

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

Giuseppe Romagnoli (1872, December 14 - Rome, 1966) was an Italian medalist and sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

R Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Rome, Italy (1911-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939 R 100,000 6.13 9.54 27% magnetic
1939 R 9% non-magnetic
1940 R 500,000 5.92 3.48 46%
1941 R 900,000 3.79 6.93 5.92 49%

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