Jordan Coinage: 2000-date
under King: Abdullah II ibn Hussein
 
Currency: Dinar = 10 Dirhams = 100 piastres (qirsh) = 1000 fils
 
AH1420 - 1999 [6th Issue: 2000-date]
Due to the death of King Hussein I, the 5th Issue was discontinued and similar coins, bearing the likeness of King Abdullah II, were introduced. This issue consists of 9 common circulated coins. 2000 (5 coins), 2004 (2 coins), 2006 (2 coins), 2008 (4 coins), and 2009 (1 coin). In 2000, there are two varieties of the 1 Qirsh coin. The first variety has the Gregorian date to the left and the Islamic date to the right. In the second variety, these dates are flipped.
 
The following coins were produced on Abdullah II's accession to throne.
  • KM#80 10 Dinars 31.10g 0.999 silver 40 mm (Mintage: 2,000).
  • KM#81 50 Dinars 16.96g 0.916 gold 30 mm (Mintage: 1,750).
 
AH1420 - 2000
 

KM#71 5 Dinars. Year: AH1420 - 2000. Weight: 28.50g. Metal: Brass [Nordic Gold] (Cu 89%, Zn 5%, Al 5% Tin 1%). Diameter: 40.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written in Arabic at top left. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the top right side. Abdullah II's portrait in center. Values at lower right side. Dates below the bust. "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" at bottom. Reverse: "Bethany-Beyond-The-Jordan. John 1.28" at the top. "The site of the Baptism" written below the Battism scene. "Millennium Year 2000 A.D." written below. Mintage: 10,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein. COA: Bethany Beyond The Jordan where Jesus was Baptized. The Region of Bethany Beyond The Jordan (John 1.28) is located along the east bank of the lower Jordan river near the dead sea. This Place is connected to the lives of a number of prophets including John the Baptist and Jesus Christ. The small hill that forms the core of the settlement of Bethany beyond the Jordan is the place at which John the Baptist appeared and launched his ministry, and where Jesus was Baptized. The place is of great historical value and it is of special importance to all thise who believe in Christianity. This coin is also known for the Millennium Year 2000.

A similar coin as KM#72 10 Dinars has also been produced in silver with same specifications and details. (Mintage: 5,000). Some of these pieces are also minted in Silver - Matte with Patina. KM# 82 50 Dinars 16.96g 0.917 Gold 30 mm (Mintage: 3,500) were also produced.

 
AH1421 - 2000
 

KM#78.1 1 Piastre. Year: AH1421 - 2000. Weight: 5.50g. Metal: Bronze plated Steel. Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1430-2009 and AH1432-2011. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#78.2 1 Piastre. Year: AH1421 - 2000. Weight: 5.50g. Metal: Bronze plated Steel. Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

Note: Gregorian and Hijra dates are flipped. Considered error issue.

KM#73 5 Piastres. Year: AH1421 - 2000. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 25.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1421 - 2000. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#79 Dinar. Year: AH1421 - 2000. Weight: 9.65g. Metal: Bi-metallic; Copper-Nickel (center) and Aluminum-Bronze (ring). Diameter: 7-sided; 30.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008 and AH1430-2009. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.
 
AH1423 - 2002
 

KM#75 3 Dinars. Year: AH1423 - 2002. Weight: 28.50g. Metal: Brass [Nordic Gold] (Cu 89%, Zn 5%, Al 5% Tin 1%). Diameter: 40.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written in Arabic at top left. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the top right side. Abdullah II's portrait in center. Values at lower right side. Dates below the bust. "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" at bottom. Reverse: "The Arab Cultural Capital" in Arabic at top and in English at bottom.  "Amman 2002" logo in center. Mintage: 2,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein. COA: Amman 2002: The Arab Cultural Capital. At the conference of the Arab ministers of culture, held in Sharjah / United Arab Emirates in 1998, Amman was declared the capital for Arab culture for the year 2002. The concept of "Capital for Culture" came as a result of the United Nations' conference held in Mexico City in 1982 on international cultural policies. The conference adopted the "International Decade on Cultural Development, 1988-1997" which emphasized the correlation between development and culture. An important outcome of the decade was the program on regional cultural capitals which started in Europe in 1985 and was later adopted by the Arab countries.

 
AH1425 - 2004
 

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1425 - 2004. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#83 Dinar. Year: AH1425 - 2004. Weight: 7.40g. Metal: Brass. Diameter: 7-sided; 26.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.
 
AH1427 - 2006
 

KM#73 5 Piastres. Year: AH1427 - 2006. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 25.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1427 - 2006. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#83 Dinar. Year: AH1427 - 2006. Weight: 7.40g. Metal: Brass. Diameter: 7-sided; 26.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008 and AH1430-2009. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#79 Dinar. Year: AH1427 - 2006. Weight: 9.65g. Metal: Bi-metallic; Copper-Nickel (center) and Aluminum-Bronze (ring). Diameter: 7-sided; 30.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008 and AH1430-2009. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

The following coins were produced to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jordan's independence.

  • KM#84 10 Dinars 120.00g 0.999 silver 60 mm (Mintage: 250).

  • KM#85 60 Dinars 72.75g 0.917 gold 40 mm (Mintage: 250).

 
AH1428 - 2007
 

KM#86 5 Dinars. Year: AH1428 - 2007. Weight: 120.00g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 60.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top left in Arabic and top right in Arabic. Dates and value in center at borders. "His Royal Highness King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and Queen Rania". Reverse: "One of the New Seven Wonders of the World" in English above and Arabic at bottom. "Petra" in English on left border side and Arabic on right border side. Picture on Petra in center. Mintage: 4,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

A similar coin as KM#87 20 Dinars in silver is also produced with mintage: 2,000.

 
AH1429 - 2008
 

KM#73 5 Piastres. Year: AH1429 - 2008. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 25.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1429 - 2008. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#83 Dinar. Year: AH1429 - 2008. Weight: 7.40g. Metal: Brass. Diameter: 7-sided; 26.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#79 Dinar. Year: AH1429 - 2008. Weight: 9.65g. Metal: Bi-metallic; Copper-Nickel (center) and Aluminum-Bronze (ring). Diameter: 7-sided; 30.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008 and AH1430-2009. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.
 
AH1430 - 2009
 

KM#78.1 1 Piastre. Year: AH1430 - 2009. Weight: 5.50g. Metal: Bronze plated Steel. Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1430-2009 and AH1432-2011. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#73 5 Piastres. Year: AH1430 - 2009. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 25.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1429 - 2008. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#83 Dinar. Year: AH1430 - 2009. Weight: 7.40g. Metal: Brass. Diameter: 7-sided; 26.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#79 Dinar. Year: AH1430 - 2009. Weight: 9.65g. Metal: Bi-metallic; Copper-Nickel (center) and Aluminum-Bronze (ring). Diameter: 7-sided; 30.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008 and AH1430-2009. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

The following coins are also produced to celebrate King Abdullah II's 10th anniversary of Accession to the Throne.

  • KM# 10 Dinars 2009 Silver.

  • KM# 50 Dinars 2009 Gold.

 
AH1432 - 2011
 

KM#78.1 1 Piastre. Year: AH1432 - 2011. Weight: 5.50g. Metal: Bronze plated Steel. Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1430-2009 and AH1432-2011. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.
 
AH1433 - 2012
 

KM#73 5 Piastres. Year: AH1433 - 2012. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 25.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#74 10 Piastres. Year: AH1433 - 2012. Weight: 8.00g. Metal: Nickel plated Steel. Diameter: 27.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1421-2000, AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.

KM#83 Dinar. Year: AH1433 - 2012. Weight: 7.40g. Metal: Brass. Diameter: 7-sided; 26.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" written at top. Value at left within lines below date with written value to lower right. Reverse: "Al-Mamlaka(t) Al-Urduniya(t) Al-Hashemiya(t)" written on the left side anti-clockwise. "Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein" on the right side anti-clockwise. Abdullah II's portrait in center facing right. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1425-2004, AH1427-2006, AH1429-2008, AH1430-2009 and AH1433-2012. Ruler: Abdullah II ibn Hussein.
 
 
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