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20 Franga Ari - Zog I

Features

Country Albania
Period First Republic (1925-1928)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1926-1927
Value 20 Franga Ari - 100 Lek (100 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 6.4516 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1940
References KM# 12,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Fr# 4,
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Fr# 5,
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)
Fr# 6
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present
by Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg
( Coin & Currency Institute, 2017)

Obverse

Skanderbeg facing right

Lettering: G·KASTRIOTI · SKANDERBEGU

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

Giuseppe Romagnoli (1872, December 14 - Rome, 1966) was an Italian medalist and sculptor.

Reverse

Winged Venetian Lion

Lettering:
ALBANIA - SHQIPNI
Fr:A 20
V 1927

Translation: Albania

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

Giuseppe Romagnoli (1872, December 14 - Rome, 1966) was an Italian medalist and sculptor.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Fr#5 has a Fasces; ultra rare, 90 pieces were reported melted.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1926  100 35% Fr #5
1926 R 5,900 57% Fr# 4
1927 V 5,053 74% Fr# 6

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Bullion value: 310.37 USD Search tips
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