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100 dirhams: CM.1581-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Issuer: United Arab Emirates Central Bank



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 2008

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Falcon's head left in watermark panel at left, seal, legends and signatures on elaborate foliate and geometrical background at centre, view of al-Fahidie fort entrance guarded by cannon beneath metallic seal showing tower at right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of road leading to Dubai Trade Centre at centre, falcon perched left, head right, on architectural interlace background at left, all on hexagonal cell background

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1581-2009
Primary reference Number: 176484
Bruce & Shafer: cf. 23
Serial: 002348364
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 January 2013 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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