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IBNS Journal 58-4

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Albania's 5,000 Leke Note

Nominated by Christof Zellweger, IBNS Life Member 86

Note B326 (PNL): 5,000 leke (US$45)
Predominant Colour(s) Brown and yellow
Front Albanian text; Skenderbeu (Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg); outline of Bank of Albania building; coat of arms as registration device; helmet in OVI
Back Albanian text; coat of arms; Skenderbeu on equestrian statue by Odhise Paskali; helmet; Kruja Castle
Watermark Unknown
Additional Security Holographic stripe
Printer De La Rue
Size 153 x 72 mm Paper
Introduced 30/09/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book