United Arab Emirates Coinage: 1973-2004
under President: Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahayan.
 
Currency: Dirham = 100 fils
Before the formation of UAE and independence of other Gulf states in 1971, Indian Rupee and Gulf Rupee were commonly used in this region. In the early to mid 20th century, the Indian Rupee was extensively used as currency in the countries of the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. To reduce the strain put on India's foreign reserves by gold smuggling caused by this external use of the rupee, a separate currency was created. The Gulf rupee was introduced by the Indian government in 1959 as a replacement for the Indian Rupee, for circulation exclusively outside the country. At the time, the Indian Rupee was pegged to the British Pound at a rate of 13⅓ rupees = 1 pound. Two states, Kuwait and Bahrain, replaced the Gulf Rupee with their own currencies (the Kuwaiti Dinar and the Bahraini Dinar) after gaining independence from Britain in 1961 and 1965, respectively. Kuwaiti Dinar was equal to 13⅓ Rupees or 1 British Pound and Bahrani Dinar became equal to 10 Rupees or 0.75 British Pound. On 06 June 1966, India devalued the Rupee. To avoid following this devaluation, several of the states using the Rupee adopted their own currencies. Qatar and most of the Trucial States adopted the Qatar and Dubai Riyal, whilst Abu Dhabi adopted the Bahraini Dinar. Federation of six states as United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Qaiwain) was formed on 02nd Dec 1971 as an independent country. Ras al-Khaimah later also joined this federation on 11 Feb 1972. In 1973 United Arab Emirate Dirham was introduced which is pegged with US Dollar.
  • before 01st April 1957: India Rupee = 16 Anna = 64 Pice (Paise).
  • 01st April 1957: India Rupee = 100 Naye (New) Paise.
  • 11th May 1959: Gulf Rupee = 100 Paise.
  • 16th June 1966: Saudi Riyal = 20 Piastres (Qirsh).
  • 16th June 1966 - 19th May 1973: Bahrain Dinar = 1000 Fils (Only in Abu Dhabi).
  • 18th September 1966: Qatar and Dubai Riyal = 100 Dirhams.
  • 19th May 1973: Dirham = 100 Fils.
 
AH1393 - 1973
Note: Geoffrey Colley is the main designer for UAE circulated coins.
 

KM#1 Fils. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 15 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "لزيادة انتاج المحاصيل الغذائية" (Increase the production of food crops) written in Arabic at the top. Three date palms in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "فلس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 4,000,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1395-1975, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1418-1997 and AH1425-2005. Subject: F.A.O issue.

KM#2.1 5 Fils. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 3.75g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 11,400,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989. Subject: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 6,400,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 10,400,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 8,400,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 (Coarser edge reeding), and AH1409-1989.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1393 (1973). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 13,000,000. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.
 
AH1395 - 1975
 

KM#1 Fils. Year: AH1395 (1975). Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 15 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "لزيادة انتاج المحاصيل الغذائية" (Increase the production of food crops) written at the top. Three date palms in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "فلس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1395-1975, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1418-1997 and AH1425-2005. Note: F.A.O issue.
 
AH1400 - 1980
 

KM#8 750 Dirham. Year: AH1400 (1980). Weight: 17.17g. Metal: 0.900 Gold. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: CNI - Valcambi, Balerna, SA. Obverse: "INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE CHILD" Arab child on horse divides emblems of UNICEF (left) and IYC (right). Dates at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٧٥٠" (750) written in the center with "درهما" (Dirhams) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 3,063. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: International Year of Child 1980.

Note: Gerhard Schön indicates the mintage to be 7,507 and also mentions a piedfort issue of 24.34 grams with mintage: 47.

 
AH1401 - 1981
 

KM#9 5 Dirham. Year: AH1401 (1981). Weight: 14.20g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 31 mm. Edge: 14-sided, Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint.

Obverse: "القرن الهجرة الخامس عشر" (The fifteenth century immigration) written in Arabic at the top. Stylish numeral "١٥" (15) written in the center. Dates 1981 "١٩٨١م" and 1401 "١٤٠١ه" on the right side. Value "٥ دراهم" written (5 Dirhams) at the bottom.

Reverse:  "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Perched eagle sitting on a stand in the center. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 2,000,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: To mark the beginning of the 15th Century of the Hijri (Islamic) calendar when Prophet Muhammad immigrated from Makkah to Medinah.

 
AH1402 - 1982
 

KM#2.1 5 Fils. Year: AH1402 (1982). Weight: 3.75g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1402 (1982). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1402 (1982). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1402 (1982). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 (Coarser edge reeding), and AH1409-1989.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1402 (1982). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

 
AH1404 - 1984
 

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1404 (1984). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1404 (1984). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1404 (1984). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 (Coarser edge reeding), and AH1409-1989.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1404 (1984). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.
 
ND (1986)
 

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1406 (1986). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1406 (1986). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#10 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1986). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.52 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint.

Obverse: "اولمبياد الشطرنج ٢٧ - دبي ٨٦" written in Arabic (27th Chess Olympiad - Dubai 86) at the top. 27th Chess Olympiad logo in the center. "27TH CHESS OLYMPIAD - DUBAI '86" written at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 200,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 27th Chess Olympiad in Dubai 1986.

 
AH1407 - 1987
 

KM#2.1 5 Fils. Year: AH1407 (1987). Weight: 3.75g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1407 (1987). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1407 (1987). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1407 (1987). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 (Coarser edge reeding), and AH1409-1989.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1407 (1987). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#11 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1987). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint.

Obverse: "ادما العاملـة ٢٥ عاما من الانتاج ١٩٦٢ - ١٩٨٧" written (ADMA working 25 years of production 1962 - 1987) in Arabic at the top. Offshore oil drilling rig in the center. "ADMA-OPCO 25 YEARS OF PRODUCTION 1962-1987" written at the bottom section.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 300,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: ADMA-OPCO 25 Years of  Production (Offshore Oil Drilling) 1962-1987.

KM#14 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1987). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: UAE Emblem at the top. Al Ain University emblem below it with UAE map and book. Radiant design.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 300,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 10th Anniversary of the Al Ain University of Science and Technology 1977-1987.

 
AH1408 - 1988
 

KM#1 Fils. Year: AH1408 (1988).Weight: 1.52g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 15 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "لزيادة انتاج المحاصيل الغذائية" (Increase the production of food crops) written at the top. Three date palms in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "فلس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1395-1975, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1418-1997 and AH1425-2005. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#2.1 5 Fils. Year: AH1408 (1988). Weight: 3.75g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1408 (1988). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1408 (1988). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1408 (1988). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, and AH1409-1989.

Note: Coarser edge reeding (less and thick number of segments on the edge).

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1408 (1988). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

 
AH1409 - 1989
 

KM#1 Fils. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 15 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "لزيادة انتاج المحاصيل الغذائية" (Increase the production of food crops) written at the top. Three date palms in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "فلس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1395-1975, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1418-1997 and AH1425-2005. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#2.1 5 Fils. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 3.75g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.1 10 Fils. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 7.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 27 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#5 50 Fils. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 6.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 (Coarser edge reeding), and AH1409-1989.

KM#6.1 1 Dirham. Year: AH1409 (1989). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988 and AH1409-1989.
 
ND (1991)
 

KM#15 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1991). Weight: 11.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 28.5 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Australian Mint. Obverse: Stylized winged Arab soccer player. "الإمارات - إيطاليا ٩٠" (Emirates - Italy 90) written in Arabic at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: UAE Soccer Team qualification of World Cup - Italy 1990.
 
ND (1992)
 

KM#18 50 Dirhams. Year: ND(1992). Weight: 40.00g. Metal: 0.925 Silver. Diameter: 40 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "مصرف الإمارات العربية المتحدة المركزي" (United Arab Emirates Central Bank) written in Arabic at the top with "الذكرى العاشرة" (Tenth Anniversary) written in Arabic below it. Bank Building in the center with dates "1980-1990" and "١٩٨٠ - ١٩٩٠" below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES CENTRAL BANK" written at the bottom section  Reverse: "الشيخ زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان" (Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan) written in Arabic at the top section. Shaikh Zayed's portrait in the center with titled face on the right side. "SHAIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL-NAHYAN" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 2,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 10th Anniversary of UAE Central Bank 1980-1990.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#24 500 Dirhams, 19.97g. and KM#27 1000 Dirhams 39.94g. Both coins are in 0.917 Gold and each having mintage of 1,000.

 
AH1415 - 1995
 

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1415 (1995). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#16 50 Fils. Year: AH1415 (1995). Weight: 4.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 7-sided, 21 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005 and AH1428-2007.

KM#6.2 1 Dirham. Year: AH1415 (1995). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005 and AH1428-2007.
 
AH1416 - 1996
 

KM#2.2 5 Fils. Year: AH1416 (1996). Weight: 2.20g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 16.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1416-1996, AH1422-2001 and AH1425- 2005. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.2 10 Fils. Year: AH1416 (1996). Weight: 3.00g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 18.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1416-1996, AH1422-2001 and AH1425- 2005.

KM#21 50 Dirhams. Year: 1996. Weight: 40.00g. Metal: 0.925 Silver. Diameter: 40 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "العيد الوطني الخامس والعشرين" (Twenty-Fifth National Day) written in Arabic at the top section in the outer circle. Former Coat of arms of the United Arab Emirates (1973-2008) in center circle. Date "1996" on the left side anti-clockwise and "١٩٩٦" on the right side anti-clockwise. "THE TWENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY" written at the bottom section. Reverse: "صاحب السمو الشيخ زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان" (His Royal Highness Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan) written in Arabic at the top section. Shaikh Zayed's protrait facing right in the center with Value "٥٠ درهما" written (50 Dirhams) below him. "رئيس دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (President of United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the bottom section. Mintage: 8,000. Minted Years: 25th Anniversary of National Day of UAE 1973-1996.
 
AH1418 - 1997
 

KM#1 Fils. Year: AH1418 (1997). Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 15 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: "لزيادة انتاج المحاصيل الغذائية" (Increase the production of food crops) written at the top. Three date palms in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "فلس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1395-1975, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1418-1997 and AH1425-2005. Note: F.A.O issue.
 
AH1419 - 1998
 

KM#4 25 Fils. Year: AH1419 (1998). Weight: 3.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint. Obverse: Gazelle in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٢٥" (25) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1393-1973, AH1402-1982, AH1404-1984, AH1406-1986, AH1407-1987, AH1408-1988, AH1409-1989, AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005, AH1428-2007 and AH1432-2011.

KM#16 50 Fils. Year: AH1419 (1998). Weight: 4.30g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 7-sided, 21 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Oil derricks in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥٠" (50) written in the center with "فلسا" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005 and AH1428-2007.

KM#6.2 1 Dirham. Year: AH1419 (1998). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab tea pot in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1415-1995, AH1419-1998, AH1425-2005 and AH1428-2007.

KM#32 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1998). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "الذكرى الخامسة والثلاثون لتاسيس بنك دبي الوطني" (Thirty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of the National Bank of Dubai) written in Arabic at the top section. Towered bank building divides dates 1963-1998 in the center. "The National Bank of Dubai 35th Anniversary" written at the bottom section.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 35th Anniversary of The National Bank of Dubai 1963-1998.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#33 25 Dirhams, 20.00g. and KM#34 50 Dirhams 40.00g. Both coins are in 0.925 silver and each having mintage of 5,000.

Same as above coin, but slightly off-flan (off-centered)causing obverse side to be somehow rotated.

KM#35 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1998). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "كليات التقنية العليا" (Higher Colleges of Technology) written in Arabic at the top. "HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY" written on left side in two lines clockwise. College logo with Bird viewing through window frame in the center with Dates "1988-1998" below it. "TEN YEARS OF EXCELLENCE" written on right side in two lines anti-clockwise. "عشر سنوات من التفوق" (Ten Years of Excellence) written in Arabic at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 10th Anniversary of Excellence for Higher Colleges of Technology.

Note: This coin also exists as KM36 50 Dirhams 40.00g in 0.925 silver with mintage of 6,000 produced by Münze Österreich AG, Vienna.

KM#38 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1998). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: "جائزة راشد بن حميد للثقافة والعلوم"  (Rashid bin Humaid Award for Culture and Science) written in Arabic at the top. Date "1998" on the left side and "1983" on the right side. Logo within center circle. "جمعية أم المؤمنين النسائية" [Association Umm al-Mumineen (Mother of the Believers) of Women] written in Arabic at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 15th Anniversary of Umm al-Mumineen Women association 1983-1998 and giving Rashid bin Humaid Award for Culture and Science to the association.

KM#39 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1998). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: Stylized flame of Sharjah Cultural City Logo 1998 with "SHARJAH 98 الشارقة" written at the bottom within beaded circle.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 200,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: UNESCO Arab Culture City 1998: Sharjah City.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#57 50 Dirhams 40.00g in 0.925 silver with mintage of 4,000 produced by Münze Österreich AG, Vienna.

 
ND (1999)
 

KM#40 1 Dirham. Year: ND (1999). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "توتال أبو البخوش" (Total Abu Al-Bukhoosh) written in Arabic at the top and also in Arabic "خمسة وعشرين عاما من الإنتاج" (Twenty Five years of Production) written below it. Offshore drilling rig oil field in the center with "TWENTY FIVE YEARS OF PRODUCTION" written below it. "TOTAL ABU AL BUKHOOSH" written at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 200,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 25 Years of offshore Oil production on "Total Abu Al Bukhoosh" drilling rig oil field.

KM#55 25 Dirhams. Year: ND (1999). Weight: 20.00g. Metal: 0.925 silver. Diameter: ? mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "توتال أبو البخوش" (Total Abu Al-Bukhoosh) written in Arabic at the top and also in Arabic "خمسة وعشرين عاما من الإنتاج" (Twenty Five years of Production) written below it. Offshore drilling rig oil field in the center with "TWENTY FIVE YEARS OF PRODUCTION" written below it. "TOTAL ABU AL BUKHOOSH" written at the bottom.
Reverse: "صاحب السمو الملكي الشيخ زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان" (His Royal Highness Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan) written in Arabic at the top section. Shaikh Zayed's protrait facing right in the center with Value "٢٥ درهما" written (25 Dirhams) below him. "رئيس دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (President of United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the bottom section. Mintage: 2,000. Minted Years: One year type.

Note: This coin was issued on 15th December 1999.

 
ND (2000)
 

KM#41 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2000). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Islamic square writing panel design in the center with year "١٤٢٠" (1420) at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: Islamic Personality Award of 1999 - Sheikh Zayed.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#42 50 Dirhams 40.00g in 0.925 silver with mintage of 5,000 by Royal Canadian Mint. Also a .916 gold medal coin of 40.00g is also produced with mintage: 2,000.

KM#43 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2000). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "٢٥ عاما" written (25 years) in Arabic at the top. Year "٢٠٠٠" (2000) on the left top side and "١٩٧٥" (1975) at right top side. Bank Logo within center circle. "DUBAI ISLAMIC BANK" written at the bottom left side and "بنك دبي الإسلامي"  written at the bottom right side.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 25th Anniversary of Dubai Islamic Bank 1975-2000.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#44 25 Dirhams, 20.00g. (Mintage: 1,000) and KM#45 50 Dirhams 40.00g (Mintage: 2,000). Both coins are in 0.925 silver and produced by Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Issued on 23rd December 2000.

KM#46 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2000). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "اليوبيل الفضي" (Silver Jubilee) written in Arabic at the top. Stylized gazelle Logo in the center. "GENERAL WOMEN'S UNION" written on the left side clockwise and in Arabic "الاتحاد النسائي العام" on the right side anti-clock wise. Dates "1975-2000" written at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 25th Anniversary of General Women's Union (1975-2000).

Note: This coin also exists as KM#47 50 Dirhams 40.00g (Mintage: 5,010) in 0.925 Silver. Issued on 17th January 2001.

 
AH1422 (2001)
 

KM#2.2 5 Fils. Year: AH1422 (2001). Weight: 2.20g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 16.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint.

Obverse: "نظافة البحار تعني المزيد من الغذاء للبشر" (Cleaner seas mean more food for humans) written at the top section in Arabic. Fish moving left in the center. Dates at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "٥" (5) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1416-1996, AH1422-2001 and AH1425- 2005. Note: F.A.O issue.

KM#3.2 10 Fils. Year: AH1416 (1996). Weight: 3.00g. Metal: Bronze. Diameter: 18.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse: Arab dhow in the center. Dates at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١٠" (10) written in the center with "فلوس" (Fils) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: AH1416-1996, AH1422-2001 and AH1425- 2005.

KM#49 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2001). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Münze Österreich AG, Vienna. Obverse: "القوات المسلحة" (Armed Forces) written in Arabic at the top. Heraldic eagle within rope wreath in the center. Year "2001" written on the left side and "1976" on the right side. "الذكرى الخامسة والعشرين التوحيـد القوات المسلحة" (Twenty five years of unification of the armed forces) written in Arabic at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 25th Anniversary of unification of the armed forces 1976-2001.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#60 50 Dirhams 40.00g (Mintage: 10,000). Issued on 01st December 2001.

 
ND (2003)
 

KM#51 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2003). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A. Obverse: "1953-2003" written at the top. Three rough horizontal lines in the center. "عاما من التعليم النظامي" (Years of Formal education) written in Arabic o the left side clockwise. "YEARS OF FORMAL EDUCATION" written on the right side anti-clockwise. "50" written at the bottom but off-flan.
 
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 50 Years of Formal Education 1953-2003.

Note: Issued on 01st May 2005.

Same as above coin, but slightly off-flan (off-centered)causing obverse side to be somehow rotated.

KM#52 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2003). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A.

Obverse: "بنك أبوظبي الوطني" (National Bank of Abu Dhabi) written in Arabic at the top with "عاما من التميز ٣٥" written (35 years of excellence) in Arabic below it. Towered bank building within the circle with dates "1968-2003" on the left side clockwise and "١٩٦٨-٢٠٠٣" on the right side anti-clockwise. "35 Years of Excellence" written below the center circle. "NATIONAL BANK OF ABU DHABI" written at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: National Bank of Abu Dhabi - 35 Years of Excellence 1968-2003.

Note: Also .916 gold medal coins of 20.00g and 40.00g were also produced. Issued on 01st December 2003.

KM#54 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2003). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: British Royal Mint.

Obverse: "الذكرى الأربعون لتصدير أول شحنة نفط خام بري  ٢٠٠٣" written in Arabic at the top section. “ADCO” logo in center. "Fortieth Anniversary of 1st Onshore Crude Oil Shipment" written at the bottom section.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 40th Anniversary of 1st Offshore Crude Oil Shipment 2003.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#70 50 Dirhams 40.00g (Mintage: 3,000). Also a .916 gold medal coin of 40.00g is also produced with mintage: 1,000. Issued on 01st June 2004.

KM#73 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2003). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Royal Canadian Mint. Obverse:  "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top with "دبي ٢٠٠٣" written in Arabic below it. Mosaic arc Logo in the center. "DUBAI 2003" written below the logo. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom.
Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: 250,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: Dubai 2003 - World bank IMF Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund.

Note: This coin also exists as KM#69 50 Dirhams 40.00g (Mintage: 10,000). Also a .916 gold medal coin of 40.00g is also produced with mintage: 4,000. Issued on 18th September 2003.

The UAE's Hosting of the 58th Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the international Monetary Fund (Dubai 2003).

 
ND (2004)
 

KM#74 1 Dirham. Year: ND (2004). Weight: 6.40g. Metal: Copper-Nickel. Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: N/A.

Obverse: "بنك الخليج الأول" (First Gulf Bank) written in Arabic at the top with "عاما من التميز ٢٥" written (25 years of excellence) in Arabic below it. 25 years of Bank logo in the center. Dates "1979-2004" on the left side clockwise and "١٩٧٩-٢٠٠٤" on the right side anti-clockwise. "25 Years of Excellence" written below the center circle. "First Gulf Bank" written at the bottom.

Reverse: "الإمارات العربية المتحدة" (United Arab Emirates) written in Arabic at the top section. Numeral "١" (1) written in the center with "درهم" (Dirham) written below it. "UNITED ARAB EMIRATES" written at the bottom section. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: First Gulf Bank - 25 Years of Excellence 1979-2004.

Note: Issued on 20th December 2005.

 
 
Earlier coinage of British India used:
  • East India Company (inc. William IV and Victoria)16 Aug 1765 - 30 Sep 1858
  • Victoria.........................................01 Nov 1858 - 22 Jan 1901
  • Edward VII.......................................22 Jan 1901 - 06 May 1910
  • George V.........................................06 May 1910 - 20 Jan 1936
  • George VI........................................12 Dec 1936 - 15 Aug 1947

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