UAE issues commemorative coinBy IANS
Sunday, February 7, 2010
ABU DHABI - The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday issued a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), WAM news agency reported.
With an alloy of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent cooper, the face of the coin depicts the portrait of UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the denomination, while the back depicts the logo of the occasion, the bank said in a statement.
A total of 2,000 coins were issued. The coin size is 40 mm in diameter and weighs 40 gm.