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

Three oil derricks, with Hijri and Gregorian year of mint below.

Engraver: Geoffrey Colley

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Reverse

Denomination in Arabic characters surrounded by name of the country.

الامارات العربية المتحدة
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فلساً
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Edge

50 Fils

Non-magnetic
KM# 16 Schön# 24
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape polygon
Sides 7
Alignment Medal
Mints
Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)
Royal Mint

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Cupronickel, 6.57 g, ⌀ 24.85 mm