50 Fils - Jaber III Gold Proof

Features

Issuer Kuwait
Emir Jaber III al-Ahmad al-Sabah (1977-2006)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1407 (1987)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 50 Fils
0.050 KWD = USD 0.16
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Gold (.9167)
Weight 8.52 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 100831
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 13b,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
CBK# G:21
Central Bank of Kuwait (https://www.cbk.gov.kw)

Obverse

Value in Arabic within circle. State name in Arabic above, and in English below

Lettering:
الكُوَيت
٥٠
ًفَلسا
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
50 Fils

Reverse

Boom sailing ship, a type of dhow, sailing to the left with a small flag on the right side. Islamic and Gregorian dates in Arabic below

Lettering: ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧

Translation: 1987 - 1407

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

This coin is only available in proof sets, referenced KM#PS4, and dated AH1407-1987.
The set contains 6 gold proof coins referenced KM#9b-14b.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1407 (1987)  ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧ Proof Sets only (KM#PS4)

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