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10 dirhams: CM.1579-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Issuer: United Arab Emirates Currency Board



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-12-01) by Lewcock, Ronald, Prof.


Production date: inferred AD 1973 : undated

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Dhow sailing right above map of UAE coast, below which camel train left from oil-well to palm tree linked by chain of pearls beneath, all in circular cartouche at left, Arabian horse's head left in watermark panel at right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Aerial view of Umm al-Qaiwan at right, Arabian horse's head right in watermark panel at left, all in ornamental and geometric frame with falcon perched left, head right, at bottom left

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1579-2009
Primary reference Number: 176482
Bruce & Shafer: 3a
Serial: ١٢٤٦٧١٢٣٧
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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