10 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV Silver Proof

10 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  obverse10 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  reverse

© David Mikeladze

Features

Issuer Kuwait
Emir Jaber III al-Ahmad al-Sabah (1977-2006)
Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (2006-2020)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1407-1432 (1987-2011)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 10 Fils
0.01 KWD = USD 0.033
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 4.35 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 76621
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 11a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
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
١٠
فلُوس
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
10 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

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

Proof Set (KM#PS3):

© Image courtesy of Stephen Album Rare Coins

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

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