How Much Is a Bahrain 100 Coin Worth?

Last Updated on April 14, 2022

The State of Bahrain issued Bahraini Dinar coins in 1965 and was issued in 5 different denominations. This includes the Bahrain 100 Fils coin which is part of the Bahraini Fils coins series.

Let’s find out more about this coin. Keep on reading to find out the value of this coin, specifications and history.


How much is a Bahrain 100 coin worth?

100 Fils is worth $0.26 in USD or 17 Indian rupees in India. Meanwhile, you can expect 30509.31 Kenyan Shilling if you are in Kenya.

The coin of 100 fils is the equivalent of 0.10 Dinar and there are 1000 fils in 1 dinar. The 100 fils coin in Bahrain is the highest value coin in circulation since the 500 fils coin was canceled.

What are the technical specifications of the Bahrain 100 coin?

The date of the currency is 1965 and is made of Bimetallic, composed of copper-nickel centre in brass ring with weight of 6 g. The round-shaped coin has a thickness of 1.9 mm.


The front features The Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Above the circle is  دولة البحرين (State of Bahrain, 1992-2001) or مملكة البحرين (Kingdom of Bahrain, 2002 and later).

On the two sides of the coin, the left side of the coin, the date in Common Era and to the right, Hijri year. Below, STATE OF BAHRAIN (1992-2001) or or KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN.


The value 100 partly obscured by the boxed denomination: فلس while at centre of a circle surrounded by a chain link border.


It was mint in Llantrisant, United Kingdom.

Are there any 100 fils coins in Bahrain?

Bahraini Dinar was issued by the State of Bahrain and there are 5 different denominations issued. Including the issued coins is Bahrain 100 Fils coin and these coins are part of the Bahraini Fils coins series.

Where can I exchange my Bahraini coins for cash?

Coins from 100 fils to 5 fils are currently in use in the Kingdom of Bahrain and Bureaux de change outside Bahrain do not exchange these coins. Nevertheless, you can convert your Bahraini Fils coins to cash through online exchange services.

What are Bahrain coins called?

The Bahraini dinar (BHD) is the official currency of Bahrain. The Bahraini dinar (BHD) banknotes have denominations of 0.5, 1, 5, 10, and 20 dinar and are managed by the Central Bank of Bahrain.

Bahrain 100 additional information

It was in 1965 when the Bahraini Dinar was introduced as a currency. The coin was issued six years before Bahrain gained full independence. It replaced the Gulf Rupee at a rate of 1 dinar.

The Dinar is subdivided into 1,000 Fils and the singular form is also Fils. So, it is normally represented with three decimal places denoting the Fils. The 100 Fils or 0.100 Dinar  is a small denomination.

The coins issued in 1965 were made from cupronickel and were larger in diameter. There was also a commemorative silver coin of the same type with the date 1983.

It was changed to a slightly smaller bimetallic coin in 1992. It was composed of copper-nickel centre and a brass outer ring and the design is different. Some of the 100 fils silver coins were issued as non-circulating legal tender.

Jackie Palmer is a Houston-based coin journalist and fashion enthusiast. She joined Jewels Advisor’s content team after years of experience as a content strategist, managing blogs and social channels for local stores. Jackie mostly collects and studies US coins produced during the 20th century and over the years, published hundreds of articles for multiple coin publications.