Banner Albania

1.000 Lekë

Issuing authority: Banka e Shqiperise

Original size: 151 x 72 mm

AL - B318a

© Banknote design copyright by the Bank of Albania

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Vorderseite: Porträt des albanischen Schriftstellers und Priesters Pjeter Bogdani (1625 - 1689); Sonnensymbol.
Rückseite: Bogdanis Darstellung des heliozentrischen Sonnensystems; Kirche von Vau i Dejës.

Front side: Portrait of the Albanian writer and priest Pjeter Bogdani (1625 - 1689); Stylized sun.
Back side: Bogdani's depiction of the heliocentric solar system; Church in Vau i Dejës.

B315a

(P-65)

Dated 1996.
Signatures of Kristaq LunikuSignature of K. Luniku (as GUVERNATORI) and Palok KolnikajSignature of P. Kolnikaj (as DREJTORI). Portrait of Pjeter Bogdani as watermark. Windowed security thread with demetalized text on the front side. Heraldic eagle as registration device. Purple OVISecurity element based on optical variable ink element (detailed outline of the Bank of Albania building) on the front side. One horizontal and one vertical black 6-digit serial number on the front side. Both have a two-letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Thomas de la Rue, United Kingdom.

Starting with the note dated 2001 the OVI elementSecurity element based on optical variable ink on the front side has slightly changed. While having been much more detailed on the 1996 issue, it has now changed to a simplified outline of the Bank of Albania building.

B318a

(P-69)

Dated 2001.
Signatures of Dr. Shqëlqim CaniSignature of Dr. S. Cani (as GUVERNATORI) and Palok KolnikajSignature of P. Kolnikaj (as DREJTORI). Portrait of Pjeter Bogdani as watermark. Windowed security thread with demetalized text on the front side. Heraldic eagle as registration device. Purple OVISecurity element based on optical variable ink element (simplified outline of the Bank of Albania building) on the front side. One horizontal and one vertical black 6-digit serial number on the front side. Both have a two-letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by François-Charles Oberthur, France.

Starting with the note dated 2007 cornerstones have been added as an additional watermark element.

B318b

(P-73)

Dated 2007.
Signatures of Ardian FullaniSignature of A. Fullani (as GUVERNATORI) and Valer MihoSignature of V. Miho (as DREJTORI). Portrait of Pjeter Bogdani and cornerstones as watermark. Windowed security thread with demetalized text on the front side. Heraldic eagle as registration device. Purple OVISecurity element based on optical variable ink element (simplified outline of the Bank of Albania building) on the front side. One horizontal and one vertical black 6-digit serial number on the front side. Both have a two-letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Thomas de la Rue, United Kingdom.

B318c

(P-73)

Dated 2011.
Signatures of Ardian FullaniSignature of A. Fullani (as GUVERNATORI) and Dorian ÇollakuSignature of D. Çollaku (as DREJTORI). Portrait of Pjeter Bogdani and cornerstones as watermark. Windowed security thread with demetalized text on the front side. Heraldic eagle as registration device. Purple OVI Security element based on optical variable ink element (simplified outline of the Bank of Albania building) on the front side. One horizontal and one vertical black 6-digit serial number on the front side. Both have a double letter prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Thomas de la Rue, United Kingdom.

Remarks

Introduced on 11. July 1997.