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50 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabah III / Jaber III / Sabah IV non-magnetic

50 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabah III / Jaber III / Sabah IV (non-magnetic) -  obverse50 Fils - Abdullah III / Sabah III / Jaber III / Sabah IV (non-magnetic) -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Country Kuwait
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1382-1432 (1962-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 50 Fils
0.050 KWD = 0.16 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.54 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 13,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 12
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
٥٠
ًفَلسا
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
50 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

Reeded

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)

Possibly an error (or a simply damaged 1995 coin) with dates "١٤١٥  - ١٩٦٥" which is 1965-1415, while the normal coin should read 1995-1415 instead
Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpp6YswIg1/

1399 (1979) Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection):

© Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

1410 (1990) 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 Frequency
1382 (1962)  900,000 0.56 8% ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢
1382 (1962)  60 0.4% ١٣٨٢ - ١٩٦٢ Proof Sets only (KM#PS2)
1384 (1964)  300,000 3% ١٣٨٤ - ١٩٦٤
1386 (1967)  5% ١٣٨٦ - ١٩٦٧
1388 (1968)  200,000 1.6% ١٣٨٨ - ١٩٦٨
1389 (1969)  500,000 3% ١٣٨٩ - ١٩٦٩
1389 (1970)  0.63 3% ١٣٨٩ - ١٩٧٠
1390 (1971)  2% ١٣٩٠ - ١٩٧١
1391 (1971)  500,000 4% ١٣٩١ - ١٩٧١
1392 (1972)  900,000 5% ١٣٩٢ - ١٩٧٢
1393 (1973)  800,000 4% ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣
1393 (1973)  0.2% ١٣٩٣ - ١٩٧٣ Mint Sets (KM#MS1)
1394 (1974)  1,000,000 5% ١٣٩٤ - ١٩٧٤
1395 (1975)  1,950,000 6% ١٣٩٥ - ١٩٧٥
1396 (1976)  2,250,000 0.39 10% ١٣٩٦ - ١٩٧٦
1397 (1977)  6,000,000 0.32 0.64 15% ١٣٩٧ - ١٩٧٧
1399 (1979)  6,050,000 0.41 0.42 16% ١٣٩٩ - ١٩٧٩
1399 (1979)  0.17% ١٣٩٩ - ١٩٧٩ Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection)
1400 (1980)  0.33 7% ١٤٠٠ - ١٩٨٠
1401 (1981)  3,000,000 0.32 6% ١٤٠١ - ١٩٨١
1403 (1983)  8% ١٤٠٣ - ١٩٨٣
1405 (1985)  5% ١٤٠٥ - ١٩٨٥
1407 (1987)  2,000,000 5% ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧
1408 (1988)  3,000,000 6% ١٤٠٨ - ١٩٨٨
1410 (1990)  0.41 11% ١٤١٠ - ١٩٩٠
1410 (1990)  0.17% ١٤١٠ - ١٩٩٠ Specimen (Ex King's Norton Mint Collection)
1414 (1993)  6% ١٤١٤ - ١٩٩٣
1414 (1993)  0.07% ١٤١٤ - ١٩٩٣ Specimen (Ex Birmingham Mint Collection)
1415 (1995)  10% ١٤١٥ - ١٩٩٥
1417 (1997)  0.28 7% ١٤١٧ - ١٩٩٧
1420 (1999)  0.50 0.76 9% ١٤٢٠ - ١٩٩٩
1422 (2001)  6% ١٤٢٢ - ٢٠٠١
1424 (2003)  0.31 10% ١٤٢٤ - ٢٠٠٣
1426 (2005)  9% ١٤٢٦ - ٢٠٠٥
1427 (2006)  5% ١٤٢٧ - ٢٠٠٦
1428 (2007)  6% ١٤٢٨ - ٢٠٠٧
1429 (2008)  4% ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨
1430 (2009)  4% ١٤٣٠ - ٢٠٠٩
1431 (2010)  4% ١٤٣١ - ٢٠١٠
1432 (2011)  3% ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١

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