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25 Lekë Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks

Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1968-1970
Value 25 Lekë (25 ALL)
Currency New lek (1965-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 83.33 g
Diameter 60 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 52
  • 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 - Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks

Obverse

Denomination

Lettering:
1970
25
LEKË

Reverse

Sword Dancers motif

Lettering: SHQIPËRI ALBANIA

Translation: Albania

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 the right of LEKE

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968  8,540 55% KM# 52.1
1969  1,500 21% KM# 52.2; oval fineness countermark in various positions
1970  500 52% KM# 52.3; oval fineness countermark in relief

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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