50 Fils - Sabah IV Silver Gilt Proof

Features

Issuer Kuwait
Emir Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (2006-2020)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1429-1432 (2008-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 50 Fils
0.050 KWD = USD 0.17
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Gold plated silver (.925)
Weight 5.07 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 100840
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

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: 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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