5 Qirsh - Ali Dinar

Features

Country Darfur (Sudan)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1328 (1910)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Qirsh (5)
Currency Piastre (1905-1916)
Composition Nickel silver
Weight 5.2 g
Diameter 24.4 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 104123
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 5,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 3,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
CBOS# MR-7
Awad Abdullah Abushok; 2011. Currency Museum (1st edition). Currency Issue Directorate.

Obverse

Tughra within design

Reverse

Mint and date within design

Lettering:
عز نصره
ضرب في
الفاشر
١٣٢٨

Translation:
May he be victorious
Struck in Al Fashir
1328

Comments

Diameter varies: 21.6-22.4 mm
Mint: Al Fashir
Rare.
Note: Copied from Ottoman Mejidiye coinage; about 800 are reported having been put into circulation; further striking was discontinued as the coin was unpopular due to low silver content.
Specimens dated 8231 are contemporary forgeries.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1328 (1910)  800 ١٣٢٨

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