¼ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz Saudi Arabia

Features

Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman (1921-1953)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1356 (1937)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/4 Qirsh (1/88)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.2 g
Diameter 20.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 13843
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 19,
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# 11
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering: عَبد العَزيز السُّعُود مَلِك المَملكَة العَرَبيّة السّعوَديّة

Translation: Abdul Aziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia

Reverse

Lettering:
ربع قِرش
١/٤
١٣٥٦

Translation:
Quarter Qirsh
1/4
1356

Edge

Smooth (KM#19.1) or reeded (KM#19.2)

Mints

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

Comments

KM#19.1 was minted at Heaton Mint, Birmingham, UK
KM#19.2 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 2.49 0.59 24% KM#19.1 (smooth edge) ١٣٥٦
1356 (1937)  1.6% KM#19.1 (smooth edge) ١٣٥٦ Proof
1356 (1937)  21 500 000 1.78 2.76 83% KM#19.2 (reeded edge) ١٣٥٦

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