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Special coins issued on Sheikh Sultan’s opening of Sharjah Mosque

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The two commemorative coins on display. WAM

The Central Bank of the UAE has issued two commemorative coins on the opening of Sharjah Mosque by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

Designed and implemented by the Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB), the first is a 9999 per cent gold coin weighing 60g, with 60 mm diametre, on which main side the holy verse "The mosques of Allah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day" appears.

The other is a 9999 per cent silver coin weighing 60g, with 60 mm diametre inscribed with the holy verse "The mosques of Allah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day and establish prayer and give Zakah and do not fear except Allah, for it is expected that those will be of the [rightly] guided."

Writing on both commemorative coins appear in Al Thuluth calligraphy.

 

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