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10 Lekë 1957, Albania

in Krause book Number: 28a
Years of issue: 1957
Signatures: no signature
Serie: 1957 Series
Specimen of: 1949
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 124 х 65
Printer: Гознак, Московская печатная фабрика, филиал ФГУП "Гознак", Москва

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10 Lekë 1957




Abbreviation of Albanian State Bank B.SH.SH, in a circle.


10 Lekë 1957


Centered is the Coat of arms of the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania 1946-1992.

"The coat of arms of the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania is an image of a black double-headed eagle, framed by two bunches of wheat ears, which have a five-pointed red star at the top and are tied at the bottom with a red ribbon on which the date" May 24, 1944 "is written."

Above the coat of arms, left and right, are laurel branches.

At the bottom is an inscription::"Banka e Shtetit Shqiptar. I Paguhet Prurёsit Me Tё Parё".

In English: "Bills of Albanian State Bank should be accepted everywhere in the country".


10 Lekë 1957

Denomination, on top - laurel, below - ears of wheat. Right - again, the coat of arms of socialist Albania.

Inscription at the bottom:"Ligja dёnon ata qё fabrikojnё dhe ndajne bileta tё fallsifikuara".

In English: "Forgery of state bills is punishable by law".


In 1949, a series of banknotes in denominations of 10, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 lekë were introduced. The second series with a similar design was introduced in 1957.