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  • 1 Dirham 1973-1989, KM# 6.1, United Arab Emirates, Zayed
  • 1 Dirham 1973-1989, KM# 6.1, United Arab Emirates, Zayed
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).

Obverse

A Dallah (traditional Arabic coffee pot), 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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درهم
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Edge

1 Dirham

Large Type
KM# 6.1
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Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Alt # KM# MS1
Mints
Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)
Royal Mint

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