½ Qirsh - Abd al-Azīz Mecca

Features

Country Saudi Arabia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1343 (1925)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Qirsh (1/44)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 2,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# B1
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Lettering:
١٣٤٣
سنة

Translation: year 1343

Reverse

Lettering:
ضرب في أم القرة
نصف قرش

Translation:
Struck in Mecca
Half Qirsh

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Coins of 1925: Minted in the mother of all villages (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: 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 VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1343 (1925)  100% KM 2.1 : al-Faisal al Saud
1343 (1925)  17% KM 2.2 : al-Faisal

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