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20 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV Silver Proof

20 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  obverse20 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 20 Fils
0.02 KWD = 0.06 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 3.37 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 12a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
CBK# S:22
Code number
by
(Central Bank of Kuwait)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
الكُوَيت
٢٠
ًفَلسا
KUWAIT

Translation:
Kuwait
20 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

Reeded

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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Year Mintage G 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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Catalog Kuwait 20 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof)