5 Fils - Abdullah III Emirate of Kuwait

Features

Country Kuwait
Emir Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1950-1965)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1380 (1961)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Fils
0.005 KWD = 0.017 USD
Currency Dinar (1960-1990 and 1991-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.4 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 8705
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 3,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
إمَارَة الكُوَيت
٥
فلُوس
KUWAIT

Translation:
Emirate of Kuwait
5
Fils
KUWAIT

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: ١٣٨٠ - ١٩٦١

Translation: 1380 - 1961

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Mint: British Royal Mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1380 (1961)  2 400 000 0.60 0.73 1.34 99% ١٣٨٠ - ١٩٦١
1380 (1961)  60 1.5% ١٣٨٠ - ١٩٦١ Proof Sets only (KM#PS1)

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