• 10 Lekë 1996-2000, KM# 77, Albania
  • 10 Lekë 1996-2000, KM# 77, Albania
Description

Engraver: Namik Prizëreni

Obverse

Depicts the Castle of Berat surrounded by the inscription "Republic of Albania" on the top and the year of issue at the bottom.

Berat Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Beratit), also referred to as the Citadel of Berat and castle quarter, is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat, Albania. It dates mainly from the 13th century and contains many Byzantine churches in the area and Ottoman mosques. It is built on a rocky hill on the left bank of the river Osum and is accessible only from the south. It is situated at an elevation of 214 metres (702 ft).

·REPUBLIKA E SHQIPERISE·
1996
KALAJA E BERATIT

Reverse

Nominal value and two olive branches in the form of a wreath.

10
LEKE

Edge

10 Lekë

4th Republic, Non-magnetic
KM# 77 Schön# 76
Characteristics
Material Aluminium Bronze
Weight 3.6 g
Diameter 21.25 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Paris Mint (A)

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