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  • 5 Fils 1996-2014, KM# 2.2, United Arab Emirates, Zayed, Khalifa, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • 5 Fils 1996-2014, KM# 2.2, United Arab Emirates, Zayed, Khalifa, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Description

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Arabic: زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان ‎‎; 1918–2004) was the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Emîr (أمير) (Ruler) of Abu Dhabiand first Ra’îs (رئيس) President of the United Arab Emirates, a post which he held for the lengthy period of over 33 years (1971–2004).

Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Arabic: خليفة بن زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان‎‎; born 1948; referred to as Sheikh Khalifa) is the President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi and the commander of the Union Defence Force. He succeeded his father, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, as Emir of Abu Dhabi on November 2, 2004, and he became the President of the Federation the next day. As Crown Prince, he had already been acting as president since the late 1990s while his father was in ill health.

Obverse

Emperor fish swimming to right. Lettering around edge 'Cleaner seas mean more food for humans', dates below.

Lethrinus nebulosus is a species of emperor fish. Common names include spangled emperor, green snapper, morwong, north-west snapper, sand bream, sand snapper, sixteen-pounder, and yellow sweetlip. Lethrinus nebulosus is sought after by recreational fishers and is considered to be delicious.

Engraver: Geoffroy Colley

نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر
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Reverse

Denomination in Arabic characters surrounded by name of the country.

الامارات العربية المتحدة
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فلس
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Bronze
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 16.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)

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