100 Franga Coin with portrait of Zogu.
|Freq. used||5, 20, and 100 Franga|
|Freq. used||10, 20, 50 and 100 Franga|
|Date of withdrawal||1946|
|Replaced by||Albanian lek|
|User(s)||Albanian Republic |
|Central bank||Bank of Albania|
|Value||1 Fr = L5|
This infobox shows the latest status before this currency was rendered obsolete.
Between 1926 and 1938, 1, 2, and 5 franga coins were issued in silver (835 fine for the two lower values, 900 fine for the five-franga coins), while 10, 20, 50, and 100 franga pieces were minted in gold (900 fine).
Fractional pieces in denominated in lek and qindarka were also issued during the period.
An undated series of banknotes was issued by the National Bank of Albania in 1926. It comprised 1, 5, 20, and 100 franga notes, the first of which was recalled shortly after being released into circulation.
In 1939, during the Italian occupation, the 100 franga notes were overprinted to obscure the image of king Zog.