50 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV Silver Proof

50 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  obverse50 Fils - Jāber III / Sabah IV (Silver Proof) -  reverse

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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 50 Fils
0.05 KWD = USD 0.17
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 5.07 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 76628
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 13a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
CBK# S:22
Central Bank of Kuwait (https://www.cbk.gov.kw)


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


50 Fils


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




Mint: British Royal Mint

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

Proof Set (KM#PS3):

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1407 (1987)  33% ١٤٠٧ - ١٩٨٧ Proof Sets only (KM#PS3)
1429 (2008)  33% ١٤٢٩ - ٢٠٠٨ Proof Sets only (KM#PS5)
1432 (2011)  33% ١٤٣٢ - ٢٠١١ Proof Sets only

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