This report from the Emirates News Agency highlights two new coins issued on the opening of a new mosque. -Editor
The Central Bank of the UAE has issued two commemorative coins on the opening of Sharjah Mosque by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi,
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Designed and implemented by the Sharjah Islamic Bank, SIB, the first is a 9999 percent gold coin weighing 60g, with 60 mm diameter, on which main
side the holy verse "The mosques of Allah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day" appears.
The other is a 9999 percent silver coin weighing 60g, with 60 mm diameter inscribed with the holy verse "The mosques of Allah are only to be
maintained by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day and establish prayer and give Zakah and do not fear except Allah, for it is expected that
those will be of the [rightly] guided".
Writing on both commemorative coins appear in Al Thuluth calligraphy.
To read the complete article, see:
Special coins issued on Sheikh
Sultan’s opening of Sharjah Mosque (https://www.gulftoday.ae/news/2019/05/10/special-coins-issued-on-sheikh-sultan-opening-of-sharjah-mosque)
Wayne Homren, Editor
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