5 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV Silver Proof

5 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  obverse5 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  reverse

© David Mikeladze

Features

Country Kuwait
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1407-1432 (1987-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Fils
0.005 KWD = 0.016 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 3.01 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 10a,
  • 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.
CBK# S:22
Central Bank of Kuwait (https://www.cbk.gov.kw)

Obverse

Value in Arabic within circle. State name in Arabic above, and in English below

Lettering:
الكُوَيت
٥
فلُوس
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
5 Fils

Reverse

Boom sailing ship, a type of dhow, sailing to the left with a small flag on the right side. Islamic and Gregorian dates in Arabic below

Lettering: ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨

Translation: 2008 - 1429

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

Rulers:
1) Sheikh Jaber III (1977 to 2006)
2) Sheikh Sabah IV (2006-Date)

Proof Set (KM#PS3):

© Image courtesy of Stephen Album Rare Coins

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1407 (1987)  50% ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧ Proof Sets only (KM#PS3)
1429 (2008)  0% ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨ Proof Sets only (KM#PS5)
1432 (2011)  50% ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١ Proof Sets only

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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