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Algeria Half Dinar (Barbary Horse)  1992
Algeria Half Dinar (Barbary Horse) 1992

That's a neat coin, Lina. It is made of steel and sports the famous Barb or Berber horse, a northern African breed with great hardiness and stamina.

Catalogs say these coins are worth only two US dollars in fully uncirculated condition. I don't believe it. Even though they are modern, and even though they are worth only about 5 US cents at current exchange rates, collectors will probably pay more than two dollars for one. I have seen them sell on eBay for upwards of $10.

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $6
fully uncirculated: $12

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Coin: 19317 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: Lina, Wed, 27-May-2015 22:04:26 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 28-May-2015 14:08:23 GMT
Requester description: A head of a Barb horse looking left is accompanied with the year in the Islamic and the Gregorian calendars ??? ???????
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Tags: algeria half dinar barbary horse algerie alger alcer pony horsehead hores horseback horses stallion 1 2 head barb year islamic islam calendars calendar muslim moslem caliphate calander calender

  

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