Dubai
 
 
                     1700s  Al Abu Falasa lineage of Banu Yas clan established in Dubai.
               08 Jan 1820  Signs the General Maritime Treaty with Britain.
                                           
1833  Independence from Abu Dubai.
            06-08 Mar 1892  Trucial States (or Trucial Oman) created.
               02 Dec 1971  Becomes part of United Arab Emirates.
 
  • Banu YAS (al Abu Falasa)
  • - Capital: Dubai.
  • Ubaid ibn Said...............................late 18th cent. - 09 Jun 1833
  • Maktoum I ibn Bhutti ibn Suhayl..................09 Jun 1833 - 1852
  • Said I ibn Bhutti.......................................1852 - 1859
  • Hasher ibn Maktoum......................................1859 - 22 Nov 1886
  • Rashid I ibn Maktoum.............................22 Nov 1886 - 07 Apr 1894
  • Maktoum II ibn Hasher............................07 Apr 1894 - 16 Feb 1906
  • Bhutti ibn Suhayl................................16 Feb 1906 - Nov 1912
  • Said II ibn Maktoum (1st time)......................Nov 1912 - 15 Apr 1929 d. 1958
  • In 1929, he was briefly deposed and succeeded by Sheikh Mani bin Rashid, a distant uncle. Three days later he was restored and reigned until his death in 1958.
  • Mani ibn Rashid..................................15 Apr 1929 - 18 Apr 1929
  • Said II ibn Maktoum (2nd time)...................18 Apr 1929 - 10 Sep 1958
  • Rashid II ibn Saeed II Al Maktoum................10 Sep 1958 - 07 Oct 1990
  • Maktoum III ibn Rashid II Al Maktoum.............07 Oct 1990 - 04 Jan 2006
  • He died on the morning of 04 January 2006, suffering a heart attack while lodged at Palazzo Versace Hotel located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. He was succeeded by his brother, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as ruler of Dubai.
  • Muhammad ibn Rashid II Al Maktoum................04 Jan 2006 - date
 
Currency: UAE Dirham = 100 Fils since 1973.

Dubai (Dubayy) is a part of UAE since 02nd Dec 1971. These below coins are listed in Krause publication under UAE. However these coins do not have any indication of UAE, therefore they are consider to be of Dubai by some coin collectors. Such coins without UAE indications were produced from 1992 to 2001, in the memory of Dubai ruler: Rashid ibn Saeed Al Maktoum (ruling 1958-1990).

 

UAE KM#26 1000 Dirhams. Year: ND (1992). Weight: 40.00g. Metal: 0.917 Gold. Diameter: 40.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal British Mint. Obverse: Bust right. Reverse: Dubai International Trade Center. Mintage: 2,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: Death of Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum in October 1990.

Note: Similar to 50 Dirhams, UAE KM#17.

UAE KM#58 100 Dirhams. Year: 1999. Weight: 40.00g. Metal: 0.925 Silver. Diameter: 40.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: Bust facing. Reverse: Dubai Department of Ports and Customs building. Mintage: 5,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 100th Anniversary - Dubai Dept. of Ports & Customs.

Note: Issued on 15th February 2000.

UAE KM#48 50 Dirhams. Year: ND (2001). Weight: 40.00g. Metal: 0.925 Silver. Diameter: 40.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: Bust facing. Reverse: Airport scene. Mintage: 5,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: Dubai Airport - Sheikh Rashid Terminal. Note: Issued on 15th September 2001.
 
 
 
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