Country:

United Arab Emirates

Series:

1973~Today - Dirham - Circulation

Catalog codes:

World Coins km5

Themes:

Oil Rigs | Towers

Issued on:

1973

Last issue date:

1989

Distribution:

Standard Circulation

Composition:

Copper-Nickel

Edge:

Reeded/grained

Orientation:

Medal alignmentO

Shape:

Circular

Rim:

Raised. Not decorated. Both sides

Weight:

6.57 grams

Diameter:

24.8 mm

Face value:

50 United Arab Emirates fils

Known mintage:

10,400,000

Composition Details:

75% copper, 25% nickel

Description:

Front: (value) فلســًا ٥٠ (an.s.l.f, 50 (falsan) Fils)
legend: (above, state nam in Arabic) الإمارات العربية المتحدة
(a.d.ḥ(i).t.m.l.'a at.ī.b.r.'e.l.'a t.'a.r.'a.m.l+a
i.'a)
(transliterated: Al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah)
(below, in English) UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Back: Three oil Derricks
legend: (bottom-left, Western year in Arabic numerals) ١٩٧٣ (1973)
until ١٩٨٩ (1989, bottom, spacer/dash) -
(bottom-right, Arabic year) ١٣٩٣ (AH1393) until ١٤٠٩‎ (AH1409) ‎
Edge: G - grained, type: bars

Formerly known as: y5