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Iraq 1 Fils King Ghazi bin Faisal, 1938 very fine

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Ghazi bin Faisal (Arabic: ‎ z bin Fayal) (2 May 1912 – 4 April 1939) was the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq from 1933 to 1939 having been briefly Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Syria in 1920. He was born in Mecca (in present-day Saudi Arabia), the only son of Faisal I, the first King of Iraq.

Obverse

King Ghazi I facing left
"Ghazi I
King of Iraq"

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Reverse

Lettering at top reads "Kingdom of Iraq"
Inner circle contains denomination "1 fils". Radiating lines, from inner circle to edge, on left and right contains dates.

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Value 1 Fils (0.001  IQD)
Metal Bronze
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Engraver Percy Metcalfe (obverse)
Middle East I Cyprus I Iraq I Iran I Egypt I Lebanon I Palestine I Syria I Saudi Arabia I Byzantine I Antiques International I Anton Sebastian Private Collection I Rare and Ancient Coins