Bahrain: Coin One Hundred Fils 2005 - detailed information

Bahrain: Coin One Hundred Fils 2005
CoinOne Hundred Fils 2005

The Bahraini Dinar was introduced as a currency in 1965, six years before Bahrain gained full independence; it replaced the Gulf Rupee at a rate of 10 rupees = 1 dinar. The Dinar is subdivided into 1,000 Fils (the singular form is also Fils); hence it is usually represented with three decimal places denoting the Fils. The 100 Fils (0.100 Dinar) coin is a relatively small denomination.

The 1965 issue coins were larger in diameter and were made from cupronickel (copper-nickel alloy); there was also a commemorative silver coin of the same type in 1983. In 1992 this was changed to a slightly smaller bimetallic coin (copper-nickel centre and a brass outer ring) with a different design. Some silver 100 fils coins have also been issued as non-circulating legal tender.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse

Within a circle, the Coat of Arms of Bahrain. Around above, مملكة البحرين (Kingdom of Bahrain). On the two sides, the date 2005 in Common Era (to the right) and 1426 in Hijri year (to the left). Around below, KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN in English.

Obverse Inscription KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1426 2005 مملكة البحرين
Reverse

At centre of a circle surrounded by a chain link border, the value 100 partly obscured by the boxed denomination: فلس (fils).

Reverse Inscription 100 فلس
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
One Hundred Fils 2005: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
All Coins of Country: Bahrain, Type: One Hundred Fils (19)
Coin NameMintageLegend
One Hundred Fils 1965 8,312,000 حُكُومَة البَحرَين ١٣٨٥ - ١٩٦٥
One Hundred Fils 1992 unknown STATE OF BAHRAIN دولة البحرين مـ 1992 هـ 1412
One Hundred Fils 1995 unknown STATE OF BAHRAIN دولة البحرين مـ 1995 هـ 1415
One Hundred Fils 1997 unknown STATE OF BAHRAIN دولة البحرين مـ 1997 هـ 1417
One Hundred Fils 2000 unknown STATE OF BAHRAIN دولة البحرين مـ 2000 هـ 1420
One Hundred Fils 2001 unknown STATE OF BAHRAIN دولة البحرين مـ 2001 هـ 1422
One Hundred Fils 2002 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1423 2002 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2004 1st Grand Prix unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1425 2004 1st BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX
One Hundred Fils 2005 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1426 2005 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2006 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1427 2006 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2007 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1428 2007 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2008 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1429 2008 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2009 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1430 2009 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2010 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1431 2010 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2011 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1432 2011 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2014 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1435 2014 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2014 Grand Prix 10th Anniversary 31,000 KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 2004 - 2014 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX
One Hundred Fils 2015 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1436 2015 مملكة البحرين
One Hundred Fils 2016 unknown KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN 1437 2016 مملكة البحرين
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One Hundred Fils 2005: Details
CountryBahrain
CurrencyBahraini Dinar
Coin TypeOne Hundred Fils (small)
Issued2005
Monarchحمد بن عيسى بن سلمان آل خليفة (King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa)
Face Value100 (x Fils)
CurrentYes
Mintageunknown
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationSame (Medal Alignment, Axis 0 / Axis 12)
Size (mm)24
Mass (g)6
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One Hundred Fils 2005: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahrain KM# 26
Schön, WeltmünzkatalogBahrain Schön# 25.1