¼ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies

¼ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz (Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies) -  obverse¼ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz (Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies) -  reverse

© M.R.Wahbi collection

Features

Issuer Saudi Arabia
King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman (1921-1953)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1348 (1930)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/4 Qirsh (1/88)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.25 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 35457
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 13,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 5.2
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
ملك الحجاز ونجد وملحقاتها
عبد العزيز السعود

Translation:
King of Hejaz, Nejd and dependencies
Abd al-Aziz al-Sa'ud

Reverse

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
ربع قرش
۱/٤
١٣٤٨

Translation:
Quarter Qirsh
¼
1348

Comments

Coins of 1925: Minted in Mecca as Sharifate or Emirate of Mecca (968-1925)
Coins of 1926: King of Hejaz and Sultan of Nejd as dual Monarchy

Coins of 1927/1928/1930: King of Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies (new title taken up)

Coins from 1935: King of Saudi Arabia (New title taken up in 1932)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1348 (1930)  98%
1348 (1930)  1 000 1.7% Proof

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