Bitcoin slumped more than 10 per cent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook’s planned Libra digital coin.
The CBUAE will issue 3,000 sets comprising seven silver coins, each of which is worth Dhs50 and weighs 28 grammes.
A group of doctors in Saudi Arabia extracted a coin that had been inside the body of a Saudi girl for years, after they discovered a foreign body in the upper part of the esophagus during routine examinations.
Each commemorative coin weighs 40 grammes. The front side includes a drawing of AUS with the year of its establishment in 1997, surrounded by the name of the university in Arabic and English. The reverse side of the coin includes a logo, specially designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary, in addition to the nominal value (Dhs25).
The issuance of these commemorative coins highlights the successes achieved by the ports of Abu Dhabi and their role in the emirate’s maritime sector in the past decades.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred an Asian worker, aged 20, to criminal court for attempting to steal coins from a Laundromat device placed in one of Dubai’s areas.
It was the main currency, which was converted into the modern pound in 1971.
A diver and treasure hunter have found a rare gold coin from the wreck of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha ship off the shores of the Florida Keys.