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5 Lekë

5 Lekë -  obverse5 Lekë -  reverse

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Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1947-1957
Value 5 Lek (5 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Zinc
Weight 6.2 g
Diameter 26.6 mm
Thickness 1.74 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 38
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Coat of Arms

Lettering: SHQIPËRI

Translation: Albania






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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  33% Minted at the Moscow Mint of Goznak
1957  2.46 2.46 2.76 76% Minted at the Moscow Mint of Goznak

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