5 Lek - Vittorio Emanuele III

Features

Issuer Albania
Period Italian occupation (1939-1943)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1939
Value 5 Lek (5 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23.1 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1945
Number N# 11792
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References KM# 33
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of Vittorio Emanuele III facing left

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

Translation: Vittorio Emanuele III King of Albania

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
1939 XVII
5 LEK
ALBANIA
R

Translation:
Albania
1939 XVII
5 Lek
Albania
R

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

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

Edge

Inscripted

Lettering: SHQIPTARE MBRETNIA

Translation: Albanian Kingdom

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939 R 1 350 000 $ 12 $ 15 $ 17 $ 25 $ 23 $ 52

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