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5 Lek - Vittorio Emanuele III

Features

Country 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
References KM# 33
  • 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 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
1940 XVII
5 LEK
ALBANIA
R

Translation:
Albania
1940 ZVII
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 11.55 15.03 19.35 23.34 15.79 52.51

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