With the 47th National Day of the UAE celebrations, the Central Bank of UAE has announced the issuance of a commemorative silver coin, a commemorative one Dirham coin and an AED 100 denomination banknote with “Year of Zayed” logo. This is to pay tribute to the life of the UAE’s Founding Father, the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan for the role he had played in establishing the UAE.
5000 silver commemorative coins weighing 60 gms will be issued by Central Bank. The Logo and the “Year of Zayed-1918-2018” feature the front side of the coin while the phrase “commemorative coin” and the nominal value of “100 Dirhams” will be on the backside. They will be available for sale at the Central Bank Main office and branches while the commemorative and special edition of the AED 100 banknote will be circulated as per the regularly established procedures.