½ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz Saudi Arabia


Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman (1921-1953)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1356 (1937)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Qirsh (1/44)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 11632
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 20,
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# 12
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.



ملك المملكة السعودية
عبد العزيز السعود

King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
'Abd al-Aziz al-Sa'ud


Value and date below legend

نصف قرش

Half Qirsh


Smooth or reeded


Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)


KM#20.1 was minted at Heaton Mint, Birmingham, UK
KM#20.2 was minted at US Mint, Philadelphia, USA in 1947

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1356 (1937)  1 000 000 2.74 21% ١٣٥٦ KM#20.1 (smooth edge)
1356 (1937)  0.8% ١٣٥٦ KM#20.1 (smooth edge) Proof
1356 (1937)  10 850 000 2.40 1.34 2.08 84% ١٣٥٦ KM#20.2 (reeded edge)

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