Saudi Arabia AH1374 1/4 riyal

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Saudi Arabia 1954 quarter riyal rev DC.jpg

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.

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