500 Dirhams - Zayed UAE 5th National Day


Issuer United Arab Emirates
President Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1971-2004)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1976
Value 500 Dirhams
500 AED = USD 136
Currency Dirham (1973-date)
Composition Gold (.916)
Weight 19.97 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 26026
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 12,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Fr# 2
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Commemorative issue

UAE 5th National Day


Portrait head 1/4 right of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Script: Arabic

الشّيخ زايد بن سُلطَان آل نَهيَان
رئيس دَولَة الإمَارات العَرَبيَّة المتّحدة
٥٠٠ درهمـ

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
500 Dirhams


Scripts: Arabic, Latin

دَولة الإمَارَات العَرَبيَّة المتّحدَة
العيد الخامس




Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)


Issue Date: 02 Dec 1976
Issue Price: 650 AED

Presentation Box:

© Marwan Al Marzooqi

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1976  13 450 $ 1277 Proof

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Heritage Auctions
2022 March 20 Modern World Coins Winter Showcase Auction 61262
Lot 98421
Internet Archive
Mar 20, 2022 UNC
(NGC PR65 Ultra Cameo)
USD 1740.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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