½ Riyal - Abd al-Azīz Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies

½ Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies) -  obverse½ Riyal - Abd al-Azīz (Hejaz & Nejd and Dependencies) -  reverse

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Features

Country Saudi Arabia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1346-1348 (1928-1930)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Riyal (0.5)
Currency Riyal (1925-1960)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 12.1 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 11,
  • 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# 9
  • 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:
ملك الحجاز ونجد وملحقاتها
عبد العزيز عبد الرحمن السعود

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

Reverse

Lettering:
نصف ريال عربي سعودي
ضرب في مكة المكرمة
١٣٤٦

Translation:
Half Saudi-Arabian Riyal
Minted in the Holy City of Mecca
1346

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1346 (1928)  200,000 100%
1346 (1928)  0% Proof
1348 (1930)  100,000 22%
1348 (1930)  0% Proof

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