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  • 100 Fils 1978-1991, KM# 40, Jordan, Hussein
  • 100 Fils 1978-1991, KM# 40, Jordan, Hussein
Description

Hussein bin Talal (1935–1999) was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hussein's rule extended through the Cold War and four decades of Arab–Israeli conflict.

Obverse

Bust of Hussein bin Talal right surrounded by the texts "Hussein bin Talal" and "King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan".

Engraver: Philip Nathan

الحسين بن طلال
ملك المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية

Reverse

Value and date within a circle flanked by sprigs.

١٤٠٤ ١٩٨٤م
درهم
١٠٠ فلس
ONE HUNDRED FILS
THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM
OF JORDAN

Edge

100 Fils (1 Dirham)

KM# 40 Schön# 41
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 12 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Alt # KM# PS9, KM# PS11, KM# MS1
Mint
Royal Mint

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