20 Fils - Sabah IV Silver Gilt Proof

Features

Country Kuwait
Emir Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (2006-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1429-1432 (2008-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 20 Fils
0.020 KWD = 0.07 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Gold plated silver (.925)
Weight 3.37 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 100839
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References KM# 12d
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
الكُوَيت
٢٠
ًفَلسا
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
20 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: ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١

Translation: 2011 - 1432

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

This coin is only available in proof sets. The 1st one is referenced KM#PS6, and dated AH1429-2008.
The 2nd one is unlisted in Krause yet, and dated AH1432-2011.
The sets contain 6 silver gold-plated proof coins referenced KM#9c, 10c, 11c, 12d, 13c & 14c.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1429 (2008)  ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨ Proof Sets only (KM#PS6)
1432 (2011)  ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١ Proof Sets only

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