Saudi Arabia AH1374 1/4 riyal
This type was struck for the kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1954. It followed a similar type (KM 16) struck in 1937 and was accompanied by silver half and one riyal coins. In 1963, the coinage was reformed so that 100 halala = one riyal and this coin became a 25 halala piece struck in copper-nickel.
Recorded mintage: 4,000,000.
Specification: 2.95 g, .917 fine silver, .086 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 37.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.