Try the new Numista design!
Menu

50 Lekë Gjirokastër

50 Lekë (Gjirokastër) -  obverse50 Lekë (Gjirokastër) -  reverse

© Fatbardh Shpuza

Features

Country Albania
Period Socialist Republic (1945-1990)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1968-1970
Value 50 Lekë (50 ALL)
Currency New lek (1965-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 9.87 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1992
References KM# 53,
  • 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.
Fr# 21
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA. ISBN 9780871843098.

Commemorative issue

500th Anniversary of Skanderbeg's Death - Gjirokastër

Obverse

Gjirokastër motif

Lettering:
SHQIPERI · ALBANIA
1968
GJIROKASTËR-ARGIROCASTRUM

Translation:
Albania
Gjirokastër

Reverse

Denomination

Lettering:
1968
50
LEKË
900

Edge

Reeded

Comments

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

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  3,120 KM#53.1
1968  500 KM#53.2
1970  100 KM#53.3; oval fineness countermark in relief

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 92 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: 531.82 USD Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of gold at 59,870 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from Albania

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Coins Albania 50 Lekë (Gjirokastër)