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1/2 Dinar, (1975)

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Front: Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King of Jordan 1952-1999

Hussein became King at the age of 16 following the assassination of his grandfather in 1951 and subsequent abdication of his father in 1952. During his reign Jordan remained one of the most pro-western Islamic country in the Middle East. He signed peace treaty with Israel in 1994. He died of complications related to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1999.

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Ruins of Jerash

Ruins of Jerash

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1 Dinar, (1975)

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Front: Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King of Jordan 1952-1999

Back: Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

 

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock

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1/2 Dinar, 1992

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Front: Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King of Jordan 1952-1999

Back: Qusayr Amra Castle

Qusayr Amra is the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan. It was built early in the 8th century (probably between 711 and 715) by the Umayyad caliph Walid I.

 

Qusayr Amra Castle

Qusayr Amra Castle

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1 Dinar, 1993

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Front: Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King of Jordan 1952-1999

Back: Ruins of Jerash

 

Ruins of Jerash

Ruins of Jerash

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1 Dinar, 2002

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Front: Hussein bin Ali (1856-1931), Sharif of Mecca

Back: Great Arab Revolt scene

 

5 Dinars, 2002

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Front: Abdullah ibn Husayn (1882-1951), King of Jordan 1946-1951

Back: Ma'an Palace

 

10 Dinars, 2002

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Front: Talal ibn Abdullah (1909-1972), King of Jordan 1951-1952

Talal ibn Abdullah was son of Abdullah ibn Husayn. He became king when his father was assassinated in 1951. He abdicated in 1952 due to mental health problems.

Back: Camels at Petra

 

20 Dinars, 2009

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Front: Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King of Jordan 1952-1999

Back: Al-Aqsa mosque / Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

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50 Dinars, 2008

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Front: Abdullah II bin Al Hussein (1962-), King of Jordan 1999-present

Back: Raghadan palace in Amman

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Jordan, located in southwest Asia, was a British mandate known as Transjordan 1917-1946. It became an independent Kingdom of Transjordan in 1946. The name was changed to Jordan in 1950. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Jordan.

 

 

 

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