½ Riyal - Su'ūd Pattern

Features

Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Saud bin Abdulaziz (1953-1964)
Type Pattern
Year 1374 (1955)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Riyal (0.5)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 5.95 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 142330
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# Pn2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
ملك المملكة العربية السعودية
سعود بن عبد العزيز آل سعود

Translation:
King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Sa'ud bin 'Abd al-'Aziz Al Sa'ud

Reverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
نصف ريال عربي سعودي
ضرب في المكرّمة مكة
١٣٧٤
١/٢

Translation:
Half Saudi Arabian Riyal
Struck in the Holy City of Mekka
1374
½

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Pattern of KM#38
In the SAMA collection

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1374 (1955)  ١٣٧٤

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