1 Dinar Battle of al-Qadisiyyah


Issuer Iraq
Period Republic (1958-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1400 (1980)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Dinar (1 IQD)
Currency Dinar (1931-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 13.0 g
Diameter 33.0 mm
Shape Decagonal (10-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 12691
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 149,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 57
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Battle of al-Qādisiyyah


Map of the Arab World, denomination and dates

Script: Arabic

قادسية صدام
1400هـ15 هـ
1980م636 م
الجمهورية العراقية

Qadisiyat Saddam
1 Dinar
AH1400 AH15
AD1980 AD636
Republic of Iraq


Bust of President Saddam Hussein in Military suit overlapping an Arabic fighter on Horse with sword

Script: Arabic

الحمد لله الذي وفقنا في اعادة جوانب مشرقة من امجاد القادسية صدام حسين
السيد الرئيس المهيب الركن صدام حسين

Praise be to God who helped us restore bright aspects of the glories of Qadisiyah, Saddam Hussein
Mr. President, the Majestic General Saddam Hussein




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


The years on the reverse stand for the Battle of Qadisiyyah in 1400, a decisive battle between the Arab Muslim army and the Sassanid Persian army during the first period of Muslim expansion that was won by the Arabs and the Iraq-Iran war (1980-1988).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1400 (1980)  $ 9.10 82%
1400 (1980)  20% Proof

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dinar (Battle of al-Qadisiyyah)
Auction 63
Lot 3255
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1400 (1980) UNC USD 180.16
(EUR 168.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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