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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) -  obverse 5 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
Composition Nickel-brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 10, Schön# 9
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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):

© Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1382 (1962)  1,800,000 0.99 0.39 ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢
1382 (1962)  60 ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢ Proof Sets only (KM#PS2)
1384 (1964)  600,000 ١٣٨٤ - ١٩٦٤
1386 (1967)  1,600,000 ١٣٨٦ - ١٩٦٧
1388 (1968)  800,000 ١٣٨٨ - ١٩٦٨
1389 (1970)  600,000 ١٣٨٩ - ١٩٧٠
1390 (1971)  600,000 ١٣٩٠ - ١٩٧١
1391 (1971)  600,000 ١٣٩١ - ١٩٧١
1392 (1972)  800,000 ١٣٩٢ - ١٩٧٢
1393 (1973)  800,000 ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣
1393 (1973)  ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣ Mint Sets (KM#MS1)
1394 (1974)  1,200,000 ١٣٩٤ - ١٩٧٤
1396 (1976)  180,000 0.29 ١٣٩٦ - ١٩٧٦
1397 (1977)  4,000,000 ١٣٩٧ - ١٩٧٧
1399 (1979)  6,700,000 ١٣٩٩ - ١٩٧٩
1400 (1980)  ١٤٠٠ - ١٩٨٠
1401 (1981)  7,000,000 0.43 ١٤٠١ - ١٩٨١
1401 (1981)  ١٤٠١ - ١٩٨١ Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection)
1403 (1983)  ١٤٠٣ - ١٩٨٣
1405 (1985)  ١٤٠٥ - ١٩٨٥
1407 (1987)  ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧
1408 (1988)  3,000,000 ١٤٠٨ - ١٩٨٨
1410 (1990)  ١٤١٠ - ١٩٩٠
1414 (1993)  ١٤١٤ - ١٩٩٣
1415 (1995)  ١٤١٥ - ١٩٩٥ (varieties exist)
1417 (1997)  0.94 0.44 ١٤١٧ - ١٩٩٧
1422 (2001)  ١٤٢٢ - ٢٠٠١
1424 (2003)  ١٤٢٤ - ٢٠٠٣
1426 (2005)  ١٤٢٦ - ٢٠٠٥
1427 (2006)  ١٤٢٧ - ٢٠٠٦
1428 (2007)  ١٤٢٨ - ٢٠٠٧
1429 (2008)  ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨
1430 (2009)  ١٤٣٠ - ٢٠٠٩
1431 (2010)  ١٤٣١ - ٢٠١٠
1432 (2011)  ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١

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