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Albanian coins in circulation - Issues of 1995, 1996 and 2000

 

 

 

100 Lekė, issue of 2000

   

Denomination: 100 Lekė
Weight: 6.700 gr
Diameter: 24.75 mm
Alloy: outer part: copper-nickel alloy; inner part: copper-aluminum-nickel alloy
Colour: outer part: silver; inner part: gold
Edge: milled
Issued: 01.09.2000

 

 

 

 

Obverse: Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.

Reverse: Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; ‘Teuta, Mbretėresha ilire’ (English: Teuta, the Illyrian Queen) along the lower arch; Teuta, the Illyrian Queen featured in the centre and the year of minting under it.

 

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50 Lekė, issue of 1996 and 2000

   

Denomination: 50 Leke
Weight: 5.500 gr
Diameter: 24.25 mm
Alloy: copper-nickel alloy
Colour: silver
Edge: milled
Issued: 01.01.1997; 01.01.2001.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse: Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.

Reverse : Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; King Gent of Illyria in the centre.

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50 Lekė, issue of 2003

    Denomination: 50 Lekė
Weight: 5.500 gr
Diameter: 24.25 mm
Alloy: copper-nickel alloy
Colour: silver
Edge: milled
Mintage: 200.000 pcs
Issued: 01.08.2004

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse: Nominal value, a horisontal line runs across the centre, "Antikiteti shqiptar" (Albanian Antiquity) written along the upper arch.

Reverse : "Republika e Shqipėrisė" (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch, "Antikiteti Shqiptar"  (Albanian Antiquity) along the lower arch; the year of minting at the center of the arch; an Illyrian helmet in the centre.

 

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20 Lekė, issue of 1996 and 2000, 2012 

   

Denomination: 20 Leke
Weight: 5.00 gr
Diameter: 22.5 mm
Alloy: copper-nickel alloy; copper-nickel-aluminum alloy; brass plated steel
Colour: gold
Edge: milled
Issued: 01.01.1997; 01.01.2001; 24.06.2013

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse : Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.

Reverse : Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; the Liburnian ship in the centre.

 

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10 Lekė, issue of 1996 and 2000, 2009

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Denomination: 10 Leke
Weight: 3.600 gr
Diameter: 21.25 mm
Alloy: copper-nickel-aluminum alloy; copper-nickel-aluminum alloy; brass plated steel
Colour:  gold
Edge: mille d
Issued: 01.01.1997; 01.01.2001; 26.03.2010

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse : Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.

Reverse : Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; the Castle of Berat in the centre.

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5 Lekė, issue of 1995 and 2000, 2011

   

Denomination: 5 Leke
Weight: 3.120 gr
Diameter: 20 mm
Alloy: nickel plated steel
Colour:  silver
Edge: smooth
Issued: 01.01.1997; 01.01.2001; 19.11.2012

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse : Nominal value and branches aside.

Reverse : Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; the eagle of the Albanian flag in the centre.

 

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1 Lek, issue of 1996, 2008

   

Denomination: 1 Leke
Weight: 3.00 gr
Diameter: 18 mm
Alloy: copper-zinc alloy; copper plated steel
Colour: cooper
Edge: smooth
Issued: 01.01.1997; 21.07.2010

 

 

 

 


 

 

Obverse : Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.

Reverse : Inscription ‘Republika e Shqipėrisė’ (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; a pelican in the centre.

 

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