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.
- Diameter: 18.5 mm
- Composition: Stainless Steel
- CAT#: KM128