Algeria 1991 5 dinars
"Algerien, Republik, seit 1962 5 Dinars 1411 H. (1991). Numidischer König Massinissa. Fast FDC. (republic of Algeria, since 1962, five dinars of AH 1411 (1991), Numidian king Massinissa (c.238 BC – 148 BC), About uncirculated.)"The Numidian king portrayed herein resisted Roman invasion during the Punic Wars and later switched sides. As a client king of Rome, his domain comprised northern Algeria and parts of Tunisia. This NCLT is rare and was accompanied by a gold dinar (KM 120) and two dinars (KM 121).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 16.12 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 16.09 g.
Catalog reference: KM 122, Fr-47.
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