25 Lekë Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks

25 Lekë (Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks) -  obverse25 Lekë (Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks) -  reverse

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

Commemorative issue

500th Anniversary of Skanderbeg's Death - Skanderbeg's Victory over the Turks





Sword Dancers motif


Translation: Albania




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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968  8,540 56% KM# 52.1
1969  1,500 22% 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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