2 Lekë

2 Lekë -  obverse2 Lekë -  reverse

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Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1947-1957
Value 2 Lekë (2 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Zinc
Weight 4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 37,
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
Schön# 37
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog / 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog / 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

National Arms within 3/4 circle of stars, beaded edge

Lettering: SHQIPËRI

Translation: Albania

Reverse

Large value at center of circle stars, date below, beaded edge

Lettering:
2
LEKË
1947

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Moscow Mint (Московский монетный двор), Russia (?-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  2.17 1.87 3.61 37%
1957  1.91 2.15 2.41 2.47 3.37 73%

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