½ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies

Features

Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman (1921-1953)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1346 (1928)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Qirsh (1/44)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.0 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 14211
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
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# 6.1
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
عبد العزيز السعود
ملك الحجاز ونجد وملحقاتها

Translation:
Abd al-Aziz al-Sa'ud
King of Hejaz, Nejd and dependencies

Reverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
نصف قرش
١/٢
١٣٤٦

Translation:
Half Qirsh
1/2
1346

Comments

Coins of 1925: Minted in Mecca as Sharifate or Emirate of Mecca (968-1925)
Coins of 1926: King of Hejaz and Sultan of Nejd as dual Monarchy

Coins of 1927/1928/1930: King of Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies (new title taken up)

Coins from 1935: King of Saudi Arabia (New title taken up in 1932)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1346 (1928)  3 000 000 $ 0.52 $ 1.93 97% ١٣٤٦
1346 (1928)  3% ١٣٤٦ Proof

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