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½ Dinar

½ Dinar -  obverse½ Dinar -  reverse

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Features

Country Bahrain
Emir Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (1961-1999 and 1999-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1996-1998
Value 1/2 Dinar
0.50 BHD = 1.32 USD
Currency Dinar (1965-date)
Composition Paper
Size 142 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 17,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
P# 18
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Map of Bahrain, National Coat of Arms, and man weaving

Reverse

Aluminium factory

Watermark

Antelope head

Comments

P-17 Narrow security thread 1 mm
P-18 Wider security thread 1.8 mm

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  15% P#17
1998  15% P-18a; With microprinting "BMA" on security thread
1998  70% P-18b; Without microprinting on security thread

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