Saudi Arabia Coinage: 1972-1973
under King: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
 
Currency: Riyal = 20 qhirsh (piastres) = 100 halalas
 
AH1392 (1972-1973)
 
The SAMA Council of Ministers issued a Resolution on 8/1/1392H (23/2/1972), approving minting of coins.
 

KM#45 5 Halalas (Ghirsh). Year: AH1392 (1972). Weight: 2.53g [2.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 19.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمس هللأت" (Five Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "5" written on the left side and "٥" on the right side. "قرش واحد" (One Piastre) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: 130,000,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#46 10 Halalas (2 Ghirsh). Year: AH1392 (1972). Weight: 3.93g [4.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "عشر هللأت" (Ten Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "10" written on the left side and "١٠" on the right side. "قرشان" (Two Piastres) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: 55,000,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#47 25 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1392 (1972). Weight: 5.00g [5.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 23.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمسة وعشرون هللة" [Khamsatha Wa Ashroon Halalatha] (Twenty Five Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "25" written on the left side and "٢٥" on the right side. "ربع ريال" (Quarter Riyal) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: 48,465,000 (also including KM#48). Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Note: Error, because of additional character "tha" after Khamsa. Some consider the denomination in masculine gender.

KM#48 25 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1392 (1972). Weight: 4.93g [5.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 23.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمس وعشرون هللة" [Khamsa Wa Ashroon Halalatha] (Twenty Five Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "25" written on the left side and "٢٥" on the right side. "ربع ريال" (Quarter Riyal) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: N/A (including KM#47). Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Note: Corrected. Some consider the denomination in feminine gender.

Same as above coin, but obverse side is slightly off-flan, making it rotated as shown.

Weight: 5.04g

KM#49 25 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1392 - 1973. Weight: 5.00g [5.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 23.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمس وعشرون هللة" (Twenty Five Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "25" written on the left side and "٢٥" on the right side. "ربع ريال" (Quarter Riyal) written within the center circle. Common Era year on the left and Hejira year on the right below the circle.
"وَأَطْعِمُوا الْبَائِسَ الْفَقِيرَ" [...waata aimoo albaisa alfaqeera, Quranic Verse: Chapter#22; Al-Hajj, Verse#28]. (Translation: "...and feed therewith the poor unfortunate") written at the bottom. Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: 200,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Subject: FAO issue.

KM#50 50 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1392 - 1972. Weight: 6.52g [6.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 26.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمسون هللة" (Fifty Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "50" written on the left side and "٥٠" on the right side. "نصف ريال" (Half Riyal) written within the center circle. Common Era year on the left and Hejira year on the right below the circle.

 

"وَأَطْعِمُوا الْبَائِسَ الْفَقِيرَ" [...waata aimoo albaisa alfaqeera, Quranic Verse: Chapter#22; Al-Hajj, Verse#28]. (Translation: "...and feed therewith the poor unfortunate") written at the bottom. Reverse: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (top), King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (bottom). Mintage: 200,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Subject: FAO issue.

Note: A similar, smaller size 10 halahas FAO coin dated 1972 - AH1392 is known as pattern (sample issue).

KM#51 50 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1392 (1972). Weight: 6.43g [6.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 26.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore, Pakistan. Obverse: Value "خمسون هللة" (Fifty Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "50" written on the left side and "٥٠" on the right side. "نصف ريال" (Half Riyal) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom. Mintage: 16,000,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Same as above coin, but obverse side is slightly off-flan, making it rotated as shown.

Weight: 6.48g

 
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