Quarter Kuwaiti Dinar Note 1968

Kuwait Banknotes Quarter Kuwaiti Dinar Note 1968
Kuwait money currency Quarter Kuwaiti Dinar Note 1968
Kuwait Banknotes Quarter Kuwaiti Dinar Note 1968 Central Bank of Kuwait

Obverse: Portrait of His Highness Sheikh Sir Sabah III bin Salim Al-Sabah, 2nd Emir of Kuwait from 1965 to 1977.
Reverse: An aerial view of the Port of Shuwaikh (also Ash-Ashuwaykh) is Kuwait’s most important port.
A portrait of Sheikh Sabah is used as the watermark to the left of the notes, with the watermark being a mirror image of the portrait that appears on the front of the note.
Denomination:   ¼ Dinar
Size: 119 mm x 70 mm.

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Second Issue

The Second issue followed the establishment of Central Bank of Kuwait in replacement of the Kuwaiti Currency Board, thus taking over the latter's function of issuing currency notes and coins in addition to much broader tasks. The second issue was put into circulation starting on November 17, 1970 for 1/4, 1/2, and 10 Dinars notes and on April 20, 1971 for 1 and 5 Dinars notes. The second issue was withdrawn effective February 1, 1982, and ceased to be a legal tender on May 31, 1982.

Quarter Kuwaiti Dinar      Half Kuwaiti Dinar      One Kuwaiti Dinar    
5 Kuwaiti Dinar      10 Kuwaiti Dinar

His Highness Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah
Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1913 – 1977) was the 2nd Emir of Kuwait from 1965 to 1977, and youngest son of Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah succeeded his half-brother Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah upon his death on 24 November 1965. He died from cancer on 31 December 1977.
Prior to his ascension, he served as the president of the police department from 1953 to 1959, President of the public health department from 1959 to 1961, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1962 to 1963, and Prime Minister of Kuwait from 1963 to 1965. He was appointed as Crown Prince on 29 October 1962.

Shuwaikh Port
The Port of Shuwaikh (also Ash-Ashuwaykh) is Kuwait’s most important port. Located immediately west of Kuwait City, it lies on the southern shores of Kuwait Bay off the Persian Gulf.
The Kuwait Ports Authority manages and operates the Port of Shuwaikh. The Port of Shuwaikh serves ocean-going vessels at its deep-water berths, and it has ample modern container facilities. It is the country’s most important commercial port and covers 320 hectares of land and 120 hectares of water surface. The Navigation Channel inside Kuwait Bay is dredged to a depth of 8.5 meters (minimum tide level), and it is about eight kilometers long. At any tide, the Port of Shuwaikh can receive vessels to 7.5 meters draft. At high tide, vessels to 9.5 meters draft can enter and leave the Port of Shuwaikh. The Port of Shuwaikh contains 21 berths with a total length of 4055 meters. Fourteen of the berths have a depth of 10 meters, four are 8.5 meters deep, and three have alongside depth of 6.7 meters. Cargo vessels travelling through the Port of Shuwaikh include merchant ships and other vessels that include liners, tramps, fishing trawlers, and small passenger ships as well as cargo-laden container and roll-on/roll-off vessels and barges.