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Sheik Isa Bin Salman on Obverse of 1986 Bahrain Silver Proof 5 Dinars
Sheik Isa Bin Salman on Obverse of 1986 Bahrain Silver Proof 5 Dinars


Rhim Gazelle on Reverse of 1986 Bahrain Silver Proof 5 Dinars
Rhim Gazelle on Reverse of 1986 Bahrain Silver Proof 5 Dinars

Proof Set
Proof Set

Bahrain is an archipelago nation located just off the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, of which the largest island is Bahrain Island. Its economy is based primarily on the oil and petroleum industry, although the financial sector, based around Islamic Banking has also been increasing in importance in recent years.

Bahraini Coins
Bahrain has only issued its own coins since 1965, and became fully independent in 1971. our featured coin, a silver proof 5 dinars, shows the Amir, Sheik Isa Bin Salman on the obverse, while the reverse pictures a Rhim gazelle. It was issued as part of an international World Wildlife Fund (WWF) collection.

Further Information
For more information on Bahrain history and coinage please see our history page.

Coin Specifications
5 Dinars36.0019.44.925 Silver0.6757

Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres
Weight = Weight in grams
Alloy = Fineness of precious metal (.925 = 92.5%)
AMW = Metal Content = Actual precious metal content in troy ounces

Prices & Availability
All prices on our websites are subject to fluctuation and availability. Please check before ordering.
AH DateDateDenominationDescriptionGradeMintageAvailabilityPrice £Price $
1406198610 DinarsWWF World Wildlife Fund Collection - Rhim GazelleProof, FDC Yes£30$59

The "AH Dates" column shows the dates in the Hejira or Islamic system, and the "AD Dates" column shows the approximate equivalent in the western or Julian calendar. The conversions shown may be approximate, as we have noticed a discrepancy between Krause and the dates on some Moroccan coins.

Bahraini Coin Sets
DenominationDiameterWeightAlloySilver Content
500 Fils36.0018.30.800 Silver0.4707
250 Fils36.0019.44Copper-nickel 
100 Fils36.0019.44Copper-nickel 
25 Fils36.0019.44Copper-nickel 
25 Fils16.001.75 0.925 Silver0.0521
10 Fils36.0019.44Bronze 
5 Fils36.0019.44Bronze 
1 Fils36.0019.44Bronze 

Notes to Table
Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres.
Weight = Weight in grams.

Coin Sets - Prices & Availability
AH DateDateCoins in SetDescriptionAvailabilityPrice £Price $
  Mixed Dates8Proof SetYes£20$35

Postage & Packing:
UK: At buyer's Risk £3.50 or
Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
For further details, please see our Postage & Packing page.

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Coins Wanted
We make an active market in almost all world coins, gold or otherwise, including Bahraini coins. If you have any of these coins to sell, please contact us, or post them to us for appraisal and offer.

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