UAE Commemorates its 40th Anniversary

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Central Bank of UAE issues commemorative coins

29 November 2011

ABU DHABI - Central Bank of the UAE announced that it will be issuing with effect from Wednesday commemorative Gold and a commemorative Silver coin on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Establishment of the United Arab Emirates.

The face of the two coins depict the portrait of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan,

circumscribed by the expression "His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates", written in Arabic, While the back of both the commemorative coins depict a silhouette of the iconic image of the founding fathers of the United Arab emirates, led by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, with the UAE flag in the middle and the expression "Spirit of The Union", "The 40th National Day," "United Arab Emirates", written in Arabic and English.

Following are the general features of the commemorative coins :-

The commemorative coins shall be available for sale to banks, at Central Bank's cash counters at the Head Office in Abu Dhabi and at Dubai Branch. Each gold coin will be sold at the gold price on the day of sale plus the additional costs estimated at AED (100), while the silver coin will be sold at its face value plus the additional costs estimated at AED (100) .

Source: Khaleej Times
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