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Metal halalas - modern coins of Saudi Arabia

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • Country code:
  • Saudi Arabia, Kingdom
  • Saudi riyal
  • Riyadh
  • of 1 960 582 sq. km
  • Arabian (state)
  • SA (SAU) 682

Kingdom Saudi Arabia Monetary unit is the riyal which consists of 100 halalas. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 halalas.

With 1928 on 1930 of a coin of denomination in 1/4,1/2 and 1 riyal were moulded from silver. On both parties of coins there were inscriptions in the Arabian language in a point circle, on face side below - the crossed sabres between two palm trees (State Emblem drawing). On a reverse in a cartouche between two palm trees the nominal value was indicated. Later, in 1932 1935, silver coins, but were manufactured smaller diameter also.

In 1935 the first coins with the name of Saudi Arabia are manufactured. It were silver coins 1/4, 1/2 and 1 rial which almost on 50 % it is easier, than in the previous issue. Copper-Nickel coins 2 and 4 qirshes have been entered in 1957.

In 1963 the halala has been entered and coins in 1 halala are manufactured. It was unique year of issue of such coins. Copper-Nickel coins 5, 10, 25 and 50 halala were manufactured since 1972. In 1976 Copper-Nickel coins 1 rial with an inscription of nominal value 100 halala are entered. Bimetallic coins 1 rial of a coin were manufactured since 1999. In 2007 a coin 50 halala has been produced with a name of king Abdally.

Nominal value: 5 halalas
Stamping: 2009
the Material: Copper plated stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 halalas of Saudi Arabia the Reverse of 5 halalas of Saudi Arabia
Nominal value: 50 halalas
Stamping: 2007
the Material: Copper plated stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 halalas of Saudi Arabia the Reverse of 50 halalas of Saudi Arabia
Nominal value: 100 halalas
Stamping: 2008
the Material: the Center - a brass, a ring - a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 100 halalas of Saudi Arabia the Reverse of 100 halalas of Saudi Arabia

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