Denomination 1 Lekë
Weight 3.00 gr
Diameter 18 mm
Alloy copper-zinc alloy; copper plated steel
Color cooper 
Edge smooth
Issued 01.01.1997 / 21.07.2010 / 01.12.2014
Obverse Nominal value and branches in the form of a wreath.
Reverse Inscription "Republika e Shqipërisë" (Republic of Albania) written along the upper arch; the year of minting at the bottom; a pelican in the centre.