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5 Lekë League of Lezhë

5 Lekë (League of Lezhë) -  obverse5 Lekë (League of Lezhë) -  reverse

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Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1969-1970
Value 5 Lekë (5 ALL)
Currency New lek (1965-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 16.66 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 49
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

500th Anniversary of Skanderbeg's Death - League of Lezhë

Obverse

Denomination

Lettering:
5
LEKË
1000

Reverse

League of Lezhë motif

Lettering:
SHQIPËRI·ALBANIA
1444-1969
LIDHJA E LEZHËS - LIGA LISSI

Translation:
Albania
League of Lezhë

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Countermarks for 1968 and 1969 coins were hand positioned, then punched. The result is a variety of countermark positions, to the left and right of LEKE

For the 1970 issue the fineness marking has been incorporated in the dies

See also

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1969)  8,540 73% KM#49.1; Proof
1969  1,500 22% KM#49.2; with date below arms on reverse; Proof
1970  500 20% KM#49.3; with date below arms on reverse and fineness mark next to value; Proof

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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