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10 Lekë Skanderbeg's Death

Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1968-1970
Value 10 Lekë (10 ALL)
Currency New lek (1965-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 33.33 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 50
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

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

Obverse

Denomination

Lettering:
10
LEKË

Reverse

Skanderbeg on horseback

Lettering:
SHQIPËRI·ALBANIA
1468 1968
GJERGJ KASTRIOTI - SKËNDERBEU

Translation: Albania

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Countermark 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 Frequency
1968  8,540 60% KM#50.1; Proof
1969  1,500 20% KM#50.2; Date under Coat of Arms; Proof
1970  500 43% KM#50.3; Date under Coat of Arms; with fineness mark; Proof
1970  20% KM#50.4; Hallmark countermark left of LEKE; fineness mark; date under Coat of Arms; 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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Bullion value: 19.29 USD Search tips
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