A Mystery from Kuwait

This gold coin is supposedly a pattern, of which reportedly 1,000 pieces were struck and distributed as presentation pieces. Dated 1960 (corresponding to 1379 Hijra), and featuring the likeness of Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah. Very little else is known about it besides the fact that it weighs 7.790 grams. I would be very interested in learning more if anyone has additional information.

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2 comments on “A Mystery from Kuwait

  1. Very nice and very informative site, dear Mahdi.
    I am sure that this will be an important addition to our knowledge of coins and banknotes of the Arab World.
    Well done.
    Avo Kaplanian.

  2. arabiancoins says:

    Thank you dear Avo for your support and I hope you enjoy this blog.

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