1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz Saudi Arabia

1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia) - obverse1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman (1921-1953)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1354-1370 (1935-1951)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Riyal
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Silver (.9167) (Copper .0833)
Weight 11.6 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 14755
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 18,
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# 16
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Inscription within beaded circle, legend above, crossed swords below within design flanked by palm trees

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
ملك المملكة العربية السعودية
عبد العزيز بن عبد الرحمن السعود

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

Reverse

Inscription within beaded circle, legend above, value below within design flanked by palm trees

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
ريال عربي سعودي واحد
ضرب في
المكرمة
مكة
١٣٧٠
١

Translation:
One Saudi Arabian Rial
Struck in the holy City of Mecca
1370
1

Edge

Reeded

1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia) -  obverse

© gyoschak (CC BY-NC-SA)

Mints

Casa de Moneda de México, Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham Limited, United Kingdom (1850-2003)
United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

Around 80,440,000 of this issue were minted by the United States Mint in Philadelphia from 1944-1949. It is unknown what dates were on the coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1354 (1935)  60 000 000 $ 11 $ 12 $ 12 $ 20 59% ١٣٥٤
1354 (1935)  20 000 000 1.9% ١٣٥٤ Proof
1367 (1948)  $ 12 $ 13 $ 13 $ 19 26% ١٣٦٧
1370 (1951)  $ 10 $ 11 $ 15 $ 19 40% ١٣٧٠

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
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Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32474
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1354 (1935) – ١٣٥٤ UNC
(NGC MS68)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 34342
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1354 (1935) – ١٣٥٤ UNC
(NGC MS68)
USD 1920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 532
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1354 (1935) – ١٣٥٤ AU USD 15.03
(EUR 14.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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Katz
Auction 63
Lot 3270
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1354 (1935) – ١٣٥٤ USD 220.06
(EUR 205.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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Heritage Auctions
2020 April 24 - 27 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Dallas 3083
Lot 30587
Internet Archive
Apr 24, 2020 1354 (1935) – ١٣٥٤ Proof UNC
(NGC PR67)
USD 6000.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Saudi Arabia)
Katz
Auction 57
Lot 445
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 1370 (1951) – ١٣٧٠ AU USD 15.03
(EUR 14.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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