Oman Commemorates the Umayyad Dirham

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Bimat

CBO issues silver commemorative coin

Coinciding with the celebration of the 43rd National Day, the Central Bank of Oman has issued a silver commemorative coin depicting a resemblance of the Umayyad Dirham, which was minted in Oman in 81 H, at the centre. And that is to commemorate the importance of the Umayyad Dirham as a historical value added to the Omani civiliation.

This commemorative coin is a Legal Tender for its face value and may be purchased from Central Bank of Oman. The distinctive features, specifications and indicative selling price of this coin are mentioned below; however the price is subject to change in accordance with the variations in the prices of silver in the International market.

Distinctive features

Obverse:

Coat of Arms, the name of the country (Sultanate of Oman), the name of Central Bank of Oman, and Denomination in Arabic and English.

Reverse:

This coin depicts a resemblance of the Umayyad Dirham Minted in Oman 81 H at the centre.

Source: Oman Net
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Bimat

Here's better image of the coin, taken from Central Bank's website. :)

Aditya
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. -J. K. Rowling.

Afrasi

I like Oman's practice of coin issueing very well. They are better than some European country. Not so much coins, but country-related themes struck in high quality. :D