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500 Dirhams / 5 Riyals - Khālid III Napoleon

Features

Country Sharjah
(United Arab Emirates)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1389 (1970)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Riyals (5 XQDR)
Metal Silver (.999)
Weight 15 g
Diameter 30.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 1973
References KM# 4, Schön# 4
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

The 200th Anniversary of Napoléon Bonaparte's Birth

Obverse

Sharjah coat of arms; consisting of crossed flags with a palm tree above, all encircled by laurel branches

Lettering:
STATE OF SHARJAH حكومة الشارقة
1970 ١٣٨٩
٥٠٠ درهم = ٥ ريالات
5
S. RIYALS
[1000]

Translation:
State of Sharjah
1970 1389
500 Dirhams = 5 Riyals
5 Sharjah Riyals
[1000]

Reverse

Bust of Napoléon Bonaparte in uniform, facing left.
The lower part of the emblem of the Napoleonic Consulate, consisting of the letter "N" encircled by laurel branches

Lettering:
-- BIC - NAPOLEON --
1769
1969
[N]
ذِكرَى مُرُورِ ٢٠٠ عامـٍ عَلى نَاپوليون

Translation:
BIC Napoleon
1769
1969
[N]
The 200th anniversary of Napoleon

Comments

Issue Date: 04 March 1969
Mint: Karlsruhe Mint, West Germany

Proof Set (KM#PS3):
Reported mintage of 2,500 sets

© Zameer Abubakar

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1389 (1970)  2,500 1970 ١٣٨٩ Proof
1389 (1970)  1970 ١٣٨٩ Proof Sets (KM#PS1)
1389 (1970)  1970 ١٣٨٩ Proof Sets (KM#PS3)

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