Saudi Arabia Coinage: 1976-1980
under King: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
 
Currency: Riyal = 20 qhirsh (piastres) = 100 halalas
 
AH1396 (1976)
 

KM#52 100 Halalas (Riyal). Year: AH1396 (1976). Weight: 9.87g [10.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 30.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Value "مائة هللة" (Hundred Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "100" written on the left side and "۱۰۰" at the right side. "ريال واحد" (One Riyal) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 250,000. Minted Years: AH1396 and AH1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.
 
AH1397 (1977)
 

KM#60  Halala. Year: AH1397 (1977). Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Value "هللة واحدة" (One Halala) written at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Note: Not released for circulation.

KM#53 5 Halalas (Ghirsh). Year: AH1397 (1977). Weight: 2.52g [2.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 19.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 20,000,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#54 10 Halalas (2 Ghirsh). Year: AH1397 (1977). Weight: 4.03g [4.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 50,000,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#55 25 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1397 (1977). Weight: 4.96g [5.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 23.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 20,000,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Same as above coin but obverse side is very slightly off-flan and rotated as shown.

Weight: 4.88g

KM#56 50 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1397 (1977). Weight: 6.50g [6.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 26.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 20,000,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#59 100 Halalas (Riyal). Year: AH1397 - 1977. Weight: 10.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 30.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint.

Obverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. CE (Common Era) year at the left side and AH (Hejira) year on the right side. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom.

Reverse: "وَيُطْعِمُونَ الطَّعَامَ عَلَىٰ حُبِّهِ" [Wayutaimona alttaama Aala hubbihi...", Quranic Verse: Chapter#76; Al-Insaan (The Man), Verse#8]. (Translation: And they feed, for the love of Allah...") written on the top. Numeral "100" written on the left side and "۱۰۰" at the right side. "ريال واحد" (One Riyal) written within the center circle. Value "مائة هللة" (Hundred Halalas) written at the bottom. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1977(AH1397) and 1978(AH1398). Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Note: Struck as samples, but some piece escaped into circulation.

 
AH1398 (1978)
 

KM#57 5 Halalas (Ghirsh). Year: AH1398 -1978. Weight: 2.45g [2.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 19.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "وَيُطْعِمُونَ الطَّعَامَ عَلَىٰ حُبِّهِ" (And they feed, for the love of Allah...") written on the top. Numeral "5" written on the left side and "٥" on the right side. "قرش واحد" (One Piastre) written within the center circle. Value "خمس هللأت" (Five Halalas) written at the bottom with Common Era year on the left and Hejira year on the right below it.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 1,500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Subject: FAO.

KM#58 10 Halalas (2 Ghirsh). Year: AH1398 -1978. Weight: 4.06g [4.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "وَيُطْعِمُونَ الطَّعَامَ عَلَىٰ حُبِّهِ" (And they feed, for the love of Allah...") written on the top. Numeral "10" written on the left side and "١٠" on the right side. "قرشان" (Two Piastres) written within the center circle. Value "عشر هللأت" (Ten Halalas) written at the bottom with Common Era year on the left and Hejira year on the right below it.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 1,000,000. Minted Years: One year type. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Subject: FAO.

KM#59 100 Halalas (Riyal). Year: AH1398 (1978). Weight: 9.84g [10.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 30.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud) written at the top, Crossed swords and Date tree in the center. CE (Common Era) year at the left side and AH (Hejira) year on the right side. "ملك المملكة العربية السعودية" (King of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) written at the bottom.

Reverse: "وَيُطْعِمُونَ الطَّعَامَ عَلَىٰ حُبِّهِ" [Wayutaimona alttaama Aala hubbihi...", Quranic Verse: Chapter#76; Al-Insaan (The Man), Verse#8]. (Translation: And they feed, for the love of Allah...") written on the top. Numeral "100" written on the left side and "۱۰۰" at the right side. "ريال واحد" (One Riyal) written within the center circle. Value "مائة هللة" (Hundred Halalas) written at the bottom. Mintage: 10,000,000. Minted Years: 1977(AH1397) and 1978(AH1398). Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Subject: FAO.

 
AH1400 (1980)
 

KM#53 5 Halalas (Ghirsh). Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 2.50g [2.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 19.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#54 10 Halalas (2 Ghirsh). Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 4.08g [4.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 29,500,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

Note: A similar coin known with reference KM#54cf was produced by King's Norton mint as pattern struck in aluminum-bronze metal.

KM#55 25 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 5.04g [5.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 23.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 57,000,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#56 50 Halalas ( Riyal). Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 6.48g [6.50g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 26.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. 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: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 21,600,000. Minted Years: AH1397 and 1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

KM#52 100 Halalas (Riyal). Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 10.46g [10.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 30.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Value "مائة هللة" (Hundred Halalas) written at the top. Numeral "100" written on the left side and "۱۰۰" at the right side. "ريال واحد" (One Riyal) written within the center circle. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: "خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود" (Khalid 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: 30,000,000. Minted Years: AH1396 and AH1400. Ruler: Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud.

 
 
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