⅕ Ouguiya

⅕ Ouguiya -  obverse⅕ Ouguiya -  reverse

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Country Mauritania
Period Islamic Republic of Mauritania (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1393 (1973)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Khoums = 1/5 Ouguiya
0.20 MRO = 0.00056 USD
Currency Old Ouguiya (1973-2018)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Top: Coat of Arms of Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Below: The denomination (1/5) dividing the year 1973
Along the rim is the lettering of the Country's Central Bank (Banque Centrale De Mauritanie)

19 73


Centre: Crescent & Star with Sprigs on either-side & below the denomination in Arabic (1 Khoums).
Outer Circle: Arabic lettering of the Country's Central Bank & the year in Islamic or Hijri calendar.

البنك المركزي الموريتاني

Central Bank of Mauritania
1 Khoums



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1393 (1973)  1,000,000 1.92 1.92 3.27 99% ١٣٩٣
1393 (1973)  1.6% ١٣٩٣ Mint Sets (KM#MS1)

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