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THE ECONOMY - COMMEMORATIVE COINS

Central Bank to issue commemorative silver coin to celebrate Commemoration Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

The Central Bank of the UAE has said that it will issue a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of Commemoration Day (Martyrs' Day), which is celebrated tomorrow. The bank in a statement has said that in appreciation of decision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to declare 30th November of each year as Martyrs' Day to commemorate and express gratitude to "our heroic martyrs and dutiful sons", who have made the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect their country ...  >>MORE

Commemorative coin for Dubai Chamber's 50th anniversary

Posted on 17/11/2015

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Central Bank of the UAE, has announced the issuing of a commemorative coin to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Chamber. The commemorative one dirham coin includes an image of the Dubai Chamber headquarters, which is the first building outside of the US and Canada to get green building rating LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for existing buildings. –Khaleej Times - >>MORE

UAE to issue commemorative Dirham coin today

Posted on 01/10/2015

Central Bank of the UAE announced that it will be issuing, with effect from Thursday October 1, 2015, a commemorative Dirham on the occasion of the Global Village 20th Season Celebrations. Face: The face of the Dirham remains unchanged. Back: The back depicts the logo of this occasion. It is noteworthy the whole quantity of the commemorative Dirhams issue has been handed over to the ordering party (The Global Village) and will not be dispensed to the general public through banks. – Khaleej ...  >>MORE

Hamdan bin Rashid signs frame of commemorative stamps of first UAE currency

Posted on 23/04/2015

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, signed on a memorial frame of stamps issued by Emirates Post Group, during his visit to the Emirates Post Group pavilion at the Water, Electricity Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2015) organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). The EPG stand at WETEX featured stamps on the environment, along with other topics issued over the past few years, in keeping with the event's ...  >>MORE

Central Bank of the UAE announces commemorative coin celebrating Sharjah as Capital of Islamic Culture 2014

Posted on 13/04/2015

The Central Bank of the UAE has announced that it will be issuing a commemorative silver coin to mark the occasion of Selection of Sharjah as Capital of Islamic Culture-2014. The face of the coin depicts the portrait of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and the coin's denomination. The reverse face of the coin depicts the logo of the occasion. The commemorative coin shall be available for sale to banks, at Central Bank's cash counters ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative dirham for Dubai Crown Prince's accession day

Posted on 01/02/2015

The Central Bank of the UAE on Sunday announced that it will be issuing, with effect from Sunday, a commemorative dirham on the occasion of the accession day of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The Central Bank said that the new commemorative dirham will be put in circulation through its branches as per usual practice. The following are the general specifications of the new commemorative dirham: 1. Diameter: 24.0 mm. 2. Weight: 6.10 gms. ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative gold and silver coins

Posted on 17/12/2013

Central Bank of the UAE has announced that effective Monday, it will be issuing a commemorative gold coin and a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of the Emirates NBD's Golden Jubilee. The face of the two coins depict the expression "Golden Jubilee" circumscribed by the phrase "Emirates NBD 50th Anniversary" in Arabic and English scripts, while the back of both coins depict the logo of the occasion circumscribed by the phrase "Emirates NBD 1963-2013". "It should be known that all coins ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative Dirham on 50th anniversary of first export oil shipment from Umm Al Shaif field

Posted on 27/10/2012

The UAE Central Bank has announced that it will be issuing, with effect from Monday, 29 October 2012, a commemorative Dirham on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first export shipment of oil from Umm Al Shaif - Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Bank said in a press release today that the 6.4 gm Dirham will have a diameter of 24 mm with alloy containing 75% of copper and 25% of nickel. The face of the Dirham will remain unchanged while the back depicts the logo of the occasion. The said ...  >>MORE

UAE issues commemorative coins on 2012 World Energy Forum

Posted on 22/10/2012

The UAE Central Bank has announced that it will be issuing with effect from Monday 22/10/2012, commemorative Gold and Silver coins on the occasion of the 2012 World Energy forum in Dubai. The face of the two coins depict the name of the state in Arabic and English along with the portraits of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the denominational value of the silver ...  >>MORE

UAE's Central Bank issues commemorative silver coin for Khalifa International Date Palm Award

Posted on 11/03/2012

The Central Bank of the UAE announced that it will be issuing a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of Khalifa International Date Palm Award. The face of the coin depicts the portrait of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the denomination while its back depicts the logo of this occasion. The 40-gram coin, 40 mm in diameter, will be made of an alloy of silver (92,5%) and copper (7.5%). Two thousand such coins will be issued and ...  >>MORE

UAE's first gold coin to go on sale by end of this month

Posted on 04/03/2012

The UAE's first gold coin, which was unveiled last year, will finally be available for distribution by the end of this month, the Dubai Multi-Commodities Authority (DMCC) told Gulf News. Like the Canadian Maple Leaf, Australian Nugget or South African Kruggerand, the gold coin will be the symbol of pride and recognition of the UAE's achievements. It will bear the portrait of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on one side, and on the other the Burj Khalifa, the world's ...  >>MORE

Gold bullion 'Khalifa' coin unveiled

Posted on 16/08/2011

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority (DMCC) Monday unveiled a prototype of the first gold bullion coin in the UAE. DMCC is also currently in discussions with the UAE Central Bank to designate the coin as legal tender in the UAE. In a statement the DMCC said the coin was "in recognition of the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and his His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime ...  >>MORE

UAE's Central Bank to issue silver commemorative coins

Posted on 24/01/2011

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates is issuing silver coins in celebration of 50 years of archaeological excavations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The commemorative coins are 40 mm in diameter, weigh 40 g and are made of silver, 92.5%, and copper 7.5%, according to a release by the Bank. The minted coins will be handed to the Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Authority (ADACH) and will not be sold to the public via banks, it added. - Emirates News Agency, WAM ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative coin on SCA's 10 anniversary

Posted on 08/02/2010

The Central Bank of the UAE issued a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). "With an alloy of 92.5 % silver and 7.5% cooper, the face of the 40 mm diameter and 40 weight gm depicts the portrait of UAE President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the denomination while the back depicts the logo of the occasion,' a bank press release said. The issue size is 2000 coins, according to the release. - ...  >>MORE

World’s largest coin-like-medallion unveiled

Posted on 02/06/2009

The world's largest coin-like-medallion, which has made an entry to the Guinness Book of World Records, was showcased by Damas, a Press release said on Monday. Weighing 185.88kg and valued at Dh1 million, the gold-plated silver medallion was specially manufactured to mark the tenth anniversary of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences. The coin is emblazoned with the image of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Minister of Finance, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the ...  >>MORE

World's largest gold coin showcased in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 11/02/2008

Ambassador of Canada Sara Hradecky yesterday opened a show hosted by the Royal Canadian Mint to display the world's largest gold coin as acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records. The coin is made of 99.999% pure gold, weighs 100 kg and has a face value of 1 million USD. The opening ceremony was attended by Sultan bin Nasser Al Suwaidi, Governor of the UAE Central Bank, Jim Metcalf, President of the Canadian Business Group in Abu Dhabi and officials from the Royal Canadian Mint. - Emirates ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues a memorial dirham on the 30th anniversary of liquefied gas exportation

Posted on 22/10/2007

The UAE Central Bank has issued a memorial dirham, marking the 30th anniversary of exporting the first shipment of the liquefied gas by the Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company LTD (ADGAS). The diameter of memorial dirham is 24mm and weighing 6.4g. 75 per cent of it is copper, while 25 of the dirham is Nickel. The front face of the coin remains as it is. Meanwhile, the logo of the anniversary is at the back face of the memorial dirham. The memorial dirham will be transacted through the branches ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid views 'Visions of Dubai'

Posted on 19/09/2007

H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai viewed a model of the emirate's first souvenir gold coin, 'Visions of Dubai'. The coin brought out by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) is one in a series of gold coins to be promoted shortly. Produced in Dubai under the guidance of DMCC, the first coin in the series features the image of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ...  >>MORE

Dubai's first souvenir gold coin will be sold by end of the month

Posted on 18/09/2007

'Visions of Dubai', the emirate's first souvenir 22 carat gold coin, will be available in stores by the end of the month and in units ranging from 34 gm to 3.4 gm. The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) said in a release that the coin offers a new gift option for Eid to tourists and residents. The Centre has named Jumeirah Retail and Dubai Duty Free as the first two authorised distributors for the collectible keepsake. The first coin in the series features the image of His Highness Sheikh ...  >>MORE

DMCC launches first souvenir gold coin for Dubai

Posted on 23/04/2007

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) announced yesterday the launch of Dubai's first souvenir gold coin, a series of valuable collectible coins representing the emirate. The first coin in the "Visions of Dubai" series will feature the image of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Burj Al Arab, Dubai's iconic landmark will be engraved on the other side of the Visions of Dubai coin. The name of the coin has ...  >>MORE

Commemorative coin to mark Zakum's 30th anniversary

Posted on 08/01/2007

The UAE Central Bank will start issuing from today, Monday, a commemorative coin on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Zakum Development Company (ZADCO). A press release issued yesterday by the Central Bank said the coin, which is 75% bronze and 25% nickel, is 24mm in diameter and weighs 6.4 grammes. The head of the coin remains same without a change to the previous one while the tail bears the logo of the anniversary. The coin can be accessed through the various ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative coins on Sheikha Fatima

Posted on 19/03/2006

The UAE Central Bank will issue on Tuesday two commemorative coins, in Gold and Silver, as well as a commemorative Dirham coin to mark the occasion of the official bestowing of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak a new title of "Mother of the Nation", it was announced by the Central Bank. The Gold coin, which weighs 40 grammes and 40 millimetre diameter, is 91.6% pure gold and 8.4% bronze, while the Silver coin, which will be in Dh50 dirham denomination, weighs 40 grammes in 40 ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative coins

Posted on 08/03/2006

The UAE Central Bank announced that it will be issuing with effect from next Saturday commemorative gold and silver coins on the occasion of the first anniversary of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE. A bank statement said the face depicts the portrait of Sheikh Khalifa and the back features the Emirates Palace. 'The gold coin will have a diameter of 42.45 mm, weight 60gms while the silver one will be 50 mm in diameter and 59 gms in weight,' it said. Three ...  >>MORE

UAE Central Bank issues new commemorative coins

Posted on 02/12/2005

The UAE Central Bank announced on Wednesday it would soon issue two gold and silver commemorative coins to mark the first anniversary of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's assumption of power. In a press release, the Bank said the front face of both coins features a portrait of the President with a picture of the Emirates Palace appearing on the other side. The gold coin weighs 60 grams and 42.45 mm diametre, while the silver one is Dh 100 in denomination, 59 grams in weight ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative coin

Posted on 04/06/2005

The UAE Central Bank will from today, Friday, issue a silver commemorative coin in AED50 denomination to mark the Silver Jubilee of The Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS). The coin, which is in 40mm radius and weighs 40 grammes, is a mixture of silver (92.5%) and bronze (7.5%). The two sides of the coin bear the name of the UAE in Arabic and English, while the occasion of issuing the coin is boldly engraved on the sides of the coin. The banks said interested persons can purchase ...  >>MORE

UAE Central Bank to issue commemorative dirham

Posted on 30/04/2005

The UAE Central Bank has announced that it will, as of Sunday May1, issue a commemorative dirham to mark the 50th anniversary of the formal education in the country. According to the Bank, the commemorative dirham will be offered for circulation at the Central Bank's head office in Abu Dhabi and its branches. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM) ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative coins

Posted on 02/06/2004

The Central Bank has issued Gold and Silver and Dirham commemorative coins to mark 40 years of the first oil export from Abu Dhabi onshore oil fields, it was announced by the Central Bank. The bank said that the front side of the coins have been embossed with the portrait of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while the other side have been embossed with a special logo of the occasion. The release said that the gold and silver coins had been specially minted for and presented to ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative coins

Posted on 01/12/2003

The UAE Central Bank announced here today that it would issue tomorrow two commemorative coins to mark the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD). The two new coins will be traded at NBAD with effect from Monday Dec. 1. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM) ...  >>MORE

Central Bank pays tribute to leaders on anniversary eve

Posted on 17/09/2003

Commemorative gold and silver coins are to be issued by the Central Bank of the UAE today, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of its foundation. The face of the two commemorative coins depicts the portrait of President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while the back of both coins depicts the portrait of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The coins may be purchased from tellers at banks operating ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative coin

Posted on 13/12/2002

The UAE Central Bank will be issuing tomorrow a commemorative silver coin of fifty dirham denomination to mark the 20th anniversary of the Administrative Development, a bank statement said today. 'The face of the commemorative coin carries the portrait of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while the back depicts the logo of the occasion,' the statement said. The bank said the 40 gram weight-40mm diametre coin is offered for sale at banks operating in the UAE, at its face value ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative coin

Posted on 28/10/2002

The UAE Central Bank will be issuing tomorrow a commemorative silver coin of fifty Dirham denomination to mark the anniversary of the Ahmedia school in Dubai, the bank announced today. 'The face of the commemorative coin carries the portrait of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, while the back depicts the logo of the occasion, the statement said. The bank said that those interested may purchase the 40 gram weight-40mm diametre coin from tellers at banks operating in the UAE, at its ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue a commemorative silver coin

Posted on 04/08/2002

The UAE Central Bank will be issuing a commemorative silver coin of fifty Dirham denominations to mark the Silver Jubilee of the founding of Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, ETISALAT, it was announced here today. The face of the commemorative coin shows an inscription of the country's name in both Arabic and English, along with the denomination, while the back depicts the logo of the occasion. The bank said in a statement that those interested may purchase the commemorative silver coin ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative coins

Posted on 20/01/2002

The UAE Central Bank today issued a commemorative coin of fifty dirhams on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Al Ain National Museum. The first phase of the silver coin carries the picture of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan while the logo of the occasion is depicted on the other side. The coin could be bought from Banks operating in the UAE with the same nominal value and added symbolic price of Dh10. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM) ...  >>MORE

New silver commemorative coin on circulation

Posted on 15/09/2001

The UAE Central Bank has announced it would issue as today a silver commemorative coin of Dh 50 to mark the inauguration of the Sheikh Rashid terminal at Dubai International Airport. In a press release, the bank said one face of the coin will feature the portrait of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, while the other depict the logo of the function. The 40 gram-4 centimetre diameter coins, will be sold at operating banks for the same value plus a symbolic issue charge of Dh 17. (The ...  >>MORE

Central Bank issues commemorative coins

Posted on 17/01/2001

The UAE Central Bank today issued two commemorative coins of 50 fils and one dirham denominations on the occasion of the silver jubilee of the UAE Women's Federation. The coins carry the picture of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al Nahyan on the head and the logo of the occasion on the tail side. The coins will be available in all banks from tomorrow with their nominal values plus Dh17. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM) ...  >>MORE

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Central Bank to issue commemorative silver coin to celebrate Commemoration Day


Commemorative coin for Dubai Chamber's 50th anniversary


UAE to issue commemorative Dirham coin today


Hamdan bin Rashid signs frame of commemorative stamps of first UAE currency


Central Bank of the UAE announces commemorative coin celebrating Sharjah as Capital of Islamic Culture 2014


Central Bank to issue commemorative dirham for Dubai Crown Prince's accession day


Central Bank issues commemorative gold and silver coins


Central Bank issues commemorative Dirham on 50th anniversary of first export oil shipment from Umm Al Shaif field


UAE issues commemorative coins on 2012 World Energy Forum


UAE's Central Bank issues commemorative silver coin for Khalifa International Date Palm Award


UAE's first gold coin to go on sale by end of this month


Gold bullion 'Khalifa' coin unveiled


UAE's Central Bank to issue silver commemorative coins


Central Bank issues commemorative coin on SCA's 10 anniversary


World’s largest coin-like-medallion unveiled


World's largest gold coin showcased in Abu Dhabi


Central Bank issues a memorial dirham on the 30th anniversary of liquefied gas exportation


Mohammed bin Rashid views 'Visions of Dubai'


Dubai's first souvenir gold coin will be sold by end of the month


DMCC launches first souvenir gold coin for Dubai


Commemorative coin to mark Zakum's 30th anniversary


Central Bank to issue commemorative coins on Sheikha Fatima


Central Bank issues commemorative coins


UAE Central Bank issues new commemorative coins


Central Bank to issue commemorative coin


UAE Central Bank to issue commemorative dirham


Central Bank to issue commemorative coins


Central Bank issues commemorative coins


Central Bank pays tribute to leaders on anniversary eve


Central Bank to issue commemorative coin


Central Bank to issue commemorative coin


Central Bank to issue a commemorative silver coin


Central Bank issues commemorative coins


New silver commemorative coin on circulation


Central Bank issues commemorative coins