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5 Lekë League of Lezhë

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

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Features

Country Albania
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
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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

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

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