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½ Qirsh / 5 Fils - Hussein

½ Qirsh / 5 Fils - Hussein -  obverse ½ Qirsh / 5 Fils - Hussein -  reverse

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Features

Country Jordan
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1398-1406 (1978-1985)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Fils (0.005 JOD)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 36, Schön# 37
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Head right of King Hussein bin Talal

Lettering:
الحسين بن طلال
ملك المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية

Translation:
Hussein bin Talal
King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Engraver: Geoffrey Colley

Geoffrey Colley is a British sculptor and medallist. His coinages include more than 150 countries; among which are Nigeria, Malaysia, Iceland, Iraq, Kuwait, Fiji and Trinidad and Tobago. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Society of British sculptors in 1960 and a Fellow in 1970.

Reverse

Lettering:
١٣٩٨هـ ١٩٧٨م
نصف قرش
٥ فلوس
FIVE FILS - THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Translation:
1984 - 1404
Half Qirsh
5 Fils

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1398 (1978)  60,200,000 0.40 0.42 0.50 ١٣٩٨هـ ١٩٧٨م
1398 (1978)  20,000 ١٣٩٨هـ ١٩٧٨م Proof Sets only (KM#PS9)
1406 (1985)  ١٤٠٦هـ ١٩٨٥م Mint Sets only (KM#MS1)
1406 (1985)  5,000 ١٤٠٦هـ ١٩٨٥م Proof Sets only (KM#PS11)

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