Franga

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Franga
Franga Coin.jpg
100 Franga Coin with portrait of Zogu.
Central bank Bank of Albania
User(s) Albania Albanian Republic
Albania Albanian Kingdom
Subunit
 1/100 Qindark ari
Nickname Leku Zogut
Coins
 Freq. used 10, 20, 50 and 100 Franga
Banknotes
 Freq. used 5, 20, and 100 Franga

The Franga is an obsolete unit of currency, equal to 5 lek, used in the Albanian Republic and Albanian Kingdom under Zogu.[1] Coins denominated in Franga were in use from 1926 until 1939.[2]

Coins[edit]

The following coins were in circulation:[2]

Denomination Diameter (mm) Weight (gram) Alloy AGW
10 Franga 18,5 3,2258 0,9000 0,0933
20 Franga 20 6,4516 0,9000 0,1867
50 Franga 27 16.1290 0,9000 0,4667
100 Franga 34,5 32,2580 0,9000 0,9335
  • Note: Alloy = Fineness of gold, AGW = Actual fine gold weight in troy ounces

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Koha Jonë (Albanian)[dead link]
  2. ^ a b taxfreegold.co.uk/ about Franga

External links[edit]