1 Lek

1 Lek -  obverse1 Lek -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Albania
Period First Republic (1925-1928)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1926-1931
Value 1 Lek (1 ALK)
Currency Old lek (1926-1965)
Composition Nickel
Weight 8 g
Diameter 26.7 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1 January 1940
Number N# 6742
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 5
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Alexander the Great facing right

Script: Latin

Lettering: SHQIPNI

Translation: Albania

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

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

Reverse

Alexander the Great on horseback

Script: Latin

Lettering: R 1·LEK 1927

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli

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

Edge

Reeded

1 Lek -  obverse

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Mints

L Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom
R Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Rome, Italy (1911-date)
V Vienna, Austria (1194-date)

Comments

The 1930 and 1931 Issues were issued in the name of King Zog I of Albania.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1926 R 1 004 000 $ 4.14 $ 3.93 $ 6.53 $ 15 37%
1927 R 506 000 $ 3.29 $ 4.03 $ 7.45 22%
1930 V 1 250 000 $ 1.74 $ 2.91 $ 5.61 45%
1931 L 1 000 000 $ 3.05 $ 3.36 $ 5.05 36%
1931 L 1.0% Proof

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