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5 Qirsh / Piastres - Abdullah II

5 Qirsh / Piastres - Abdullah II -  obverse5 Qirsh / Piastres - Abdullah II -  reverse

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Features

Country Jordan
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1421-1436 (2000-2015)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Piastres
0.05 JOD = 0.07 USD
Currency Dinar (1949-date)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 73,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 78
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Portrait of King Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein facing right.

Lettering:
عبدالله الثاني ابن الحسين
ملك المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية

Engraver: Robert Elderton

Robert Elderton (b. 1948) joined the Royal Mint in 1964 as an apprentice engraver, spending the firtyear full time at Central School of Art and thereafter one day a week at London’s Sir John Cass School of Arts and Crafts until summer 1971. He remained at the Royal Mint until 2002, where he designed numerous coins and medals.

Reverse

Lattice design featuring the Eastern Arabic numeral for '5', state name in English, denomination in both Arabic and English, year of issue in Grerorian and Hijri calendar years.

Lettering:
THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN
٥
١٤٢١هـ-٢٠٠٠مـ
خمسة
قروش
FIVE
PIASTRES

Translation: Five piastres

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

2 different styles of date:
1- Short هـ and مـ in dates (2000 & 2012)
2- Long هـ and مـ in dates (2006, 2008, 2009 & 2015)

KM#MS4:

© Image courtesy of Central Bank of Jordan

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1421 (2000)  0.28 0.51 0.77 0.77 1.30 ١٤٢١هـ-٢٠٠٠مـ
1421 (2000)  ١٤٢١هـ-٢٠٠٠مـ Mint Sets (KM#MS4)
1427 (2006)  0.35 0.77 ١٤٢٧هـ-٢٠٠٦مـ
1429 (2008)  0.21 0.61 0.61 ١٤٢٩هـ-٢٠٠٨مـ
1430 (2009)  0.23 0.31 1.18 ١٤٢٠هـ-٢٠٠٩مـ
1433 (2012)  0.44 0.49 ١٤٣٣هـ-٢٠١٢مـ
1436 (2015)  0.99 ١٤٣٦هـ-٢٠١٥مـ

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