The silver coin weighs 250 grams and has a nominal value of Dh500.


Look: First Dh500 silver coin for UAE Golden Jubilee


DUBAI – The UAE Central Bank has issued the UAE’s first Dh500 coin, which was revealed to the public on Tuesday (November 23) to mark the country’s Golden Jubilee.

The silver coin weighs 250 grams and has a nominal value of Dh500. The Central Bank did not say when the coin will be available for sale.

The front of the coin shows an image of Qasr Al Watan and the UAE emblem. It also shows the year 1971, when the UAE was formed, and 2021 as well as the name of the Ministy of Presidential Affairs in Arabic and English.

The back of the coin shows the Year of the 50th logo and the value of Dh500, as well as the name of the UAE Central Bank written in Arabic and English.

According to authorities, the coin “embodies the Ministry of Presidential Affairs’ alignment with the country’s pioneering achievements and initiatives” and its “quest to build a prosperous economy”.

The UAE Central Bank recently released 2020 silver coins featuring the official mascots of Expo 2020 Dubai. The coins are available at Expo 2020 official shops. ICA/Expat Media

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