½ Riyal - Su'ūd

Features

Country Saudi Arabia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1374 (1955)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Riyal (1/2)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 5.95 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 38,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
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  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 26
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
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Obverse

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

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

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

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1374 (1955)  200,000 9.71 16.37 ١٣٧٤ (London mint)

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