Algeria ½-DINAR (KM128)

Barb (Berber)

The Barb (aka Berber) horse was originally developed on the Barbary Coast of North Africa around the 8th century. It is a powerful desert horse with incredible stamina and a fiery temperament. There are several kinds of Barb, but the most purebred breeds are found in the desert in Algeria and a few other surrounding countries.

This coin was minted in 1992 only. It no longer circulates due to massive inflation. The smallest circulating coin is the 5-dinar.

18.5 mm
Stainless Steel
Catalogue #
Obverse Legend
1 / 2
Reverse Legend
1992 1413

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