25 Riyals - Ahmad II Old Cannon

Features

Country Umm Al Qaiwain
(United Arab Emirates)
Ruling authority Ahmad bin Rashid Al Mualla (1928-1981)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1389 (1970)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 25 Riyals (25)
Currency Riyal (1966-1973)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 5.18 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1973
References KM# 6,
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Fr# 4,
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. ISBN 9780871843098.
Schön# 5
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
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Commemorative issue

Old Cannon of Umm Al Qaiwain

Obverse

Coat of arms; consisting of crossed flags, and encircled by laurel branches.
Dates and value below.

Lettering:
· STATE OF UMULQAIWAIN حكومة ام القيوين ·
1970 · ١٣٨٩
٢٥ ريال
25
U.A.Q. RIYALS
[900]

Translation:
State of Umm al-Quwain
1970 · 1389
25 Riyals
25 Umm al-Quwain Riyals
[900]

Reverse

Old cannon within wreath

Lettering: حكومة ام القيوين

Translation: State of Umm al-Quwain

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Issue Date: 01 Jan 1970
Issuing Bank: Italcambio, C.A
Mint: Karlsruhe Mint, West Germany

Reported mintage of 230 sets for KM#PS2

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1389 (1970)  500 1970 · ١٣٨٩ Proof
1389 (1970)  1970 · ١٣٨٩ Proof Sets (KM#PS2)
1389 (1970)  1970 · ١٣٨٩ Proof Sets (KM#PS3)

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