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5 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabāh III / Jāber III / Sabah IV non-magnetic

5 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabāh III / Jāber III / Sabah IV (non-magnetic) -  obverse5 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabāh III / Jāber III / Sabah IV (non-magnetic) -  reverse

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Features

Country Kuwait
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1382-1432 (1962-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Fils
0.005 KWD = 0.016 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 10,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 9
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Value in Arabic within circle. State name in Arabic above, and in English below

Lettering:
الكُوَيت
٥
فلُوس
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
5 Fils

Reverse

Boom sailing ship, a type of dhow, sailing to the left with a small flag on the right side. Islamic and Gregorian dates in Arabic below

Lettering: ١٤٣١ - ٢٠١٠

Translation: 2010 - 1431

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

Rulers:
1) Sheikh Abdullah III (1950-1965)
2) Sheikh Sabah III (1965-1977)
3) Sheikh Jaber III (1977-2006)
4) Sheikh Sabah IV (2006-Date)

1401(1981) Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection):

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1382 (1962)  1,800,000 0.28 0.37 0.70 1.21 10% ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢
1382 (1962)  60 0.2% ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢ Proof Sets only (KM#PS2)
1384 (1964)  600,000 3% ١٣٨٤ - ١٩٦٤
1386 (1967)  1,600,000 7% ١٣٨٦ - ١٩٦٧
1388 (1968)  800,000 3% ١٣٨٨ - ١٩٦٨
1389 (1970)  600,000 2% ١٣٨٩ - ١٩٧٠
1390 (1971)  600,000 2% ١٣٩٠ - ١٩٧١
1391 (1971)  600,000 2% ١٣٩١ - ١٩٧١
1392 (1972)  800,000 4% ١٣٩٢ - ١٩٧٢
1393 (1973)  800,000 3% ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣
1393 (1973)  0.16% ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣ Mint Sets (KM#MS1)
1394 (1974)  1,200,000 3% ١٣٩٤ - ١٩٧٤
1396 (1976)  180,000 0.33 10% ١٣٩٦ - ١٩٧٦
1397 (1977)  4,000,000 0.25 7% ١٣٩٧ - ١٩٧٧
1399 (1979)  6,700,000 0.34 10% ١٣٩٩ - ١٩٧٩
1400 (1980)  0.50 5% ١٤٠٠ - ١٩٨٠
1401 (1981)  7,000,000 0.37 9% ١٤٠١ - ١٩٨١
1401 (1981)  0.12% ١٤٠١ - ١٩٨١ Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection)
1403 (1983)  7% ١٤٠٣ - ١٩٨٣
1405 (1985)  4% ١٤٠٥ - ١٩٨٥
1407 (1987)  1.5% ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧
1408 (1988)  3,000,000 0.26 4% ١٤٠٨ - ١٩٨٨
1410 (1990)  11% ١٤١٠ - ١٩٩٠
1414 (1993)  4% ١٤١٤ - ١٩٩٣
1415 (1995)  1.08 11% ١٤١٥ - ١٩٩٥ (varieties exist)
1417 (1997)  0.57 0.50 0.48 0.48 23% ١٤١٧ - ١٩٩٧
1422 (2001)  5% ١٤٢٢ - ٢٠٠١
1424 (2003)  0.34 10% ١٤٢٤ - ٢٠٠٣
1426 (2005)  4% ١٤٢٦ - ٢٠٠٥
1427 (2006)  6% ١٤٢٧ - ٢٠٠٦
1428 (2007)  0.73 7% ١٤٢٨ - ٢٠٠٧
1429 (2008)  0.51 6% ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨
1430 (2009)  3% ١٤٣٠ - ٢٠٠٩
1431 (2010)  0.36 3% ١٤٣١ - ٢٠١٠
1432 (2011)  0.44 6% ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١

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