Medal - Zayed Ministry of Youth and Sports

Medal - Zayed (Ministry of Youth and Sports) - obverseMedal - Zayed (Ministry of Youth and Sports) - reverse

© Zameer Abubakar

Features

Location United Arab Emirates
Type Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Shape Round with a loop
Number
N#
119138

Commemorative issue

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Obverse

Bust of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan facing right

Lettering:
صاحب السمو الشيخ زايد بن سلطان ال نهيان المعظم رئيس دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة
هدية من وزارة الشباب والرياضة

Translation:
His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Exalted, President of the United Arab Emirates
Gift from Ministry of Youth and Sports

Reverse

The old emblem of the United Arab Emirates within circle, state name below, and flag above.
Emblem consists of a falcon of Saladin. The falcon has a disk which shows an Arab sailboat in its interior. The disk is surrounded by a chain. The falcon holds with its talons a parchment bearing the name of the federation in Kufic script

Lettering:
الامارات العربية المتحدة
دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة

Translation:
United Arab Emirates
State of United Arab Emirates

Comments

Issued by: Ministry of Youth and Sports, UAE
Issue Date: Early 1970s

In 1971, the UAE’s Ministry of Youth and Sports was founded and headed by H.E Rashid Bin Hamid Al Shamsi until 1976 when the Ministry of Youth and Sports was merged under the Ministry of Education. By 1999, the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare was set up and Ali Abdul-Aziz Al Sharhan, the then Minister of Education, was appointed as the chairman of the Authority.

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