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Italian Excellence, The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, Abu Dhabi

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The Great Mosque of Sheikh Zayed became, in a brief period of time, one of the major points of pride and attraction for the city of Abu Dhabi, as the third largest mosque in the world. For the Islamic community, the high value and religious dedication is associated with a sacred place, that also honours the memory of their beloved Father of the United Arab Emirates . The architectural importance and grandeur of the building, make the Mosque undeniably a reference point for all to visit dignitaries, visitors, and locals alike. Among the breathtaking aspects of this revered site is the extraordinary mosaic and marble work throughout the building structure, both inside and out, exemplified and proven as the product of many years of commitment and dedication by a unique and time-honoured, centuries-old Italian company, Fantini Mosaici. Through the fruits of its labour on this project, Fantini has successfully created a global meeting point, bridging the diverse cultures, religions, and sensibilities, of the middle-eastern, western and far eastern worlds. Fantini s unmistakable quality of excellence and artistry pay tribute to the splendour of one of the modern wonders of the Arab-Islamic world.

Italian Excellence, The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, Abu Dhabi

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Sheikh Zayed al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi 50 Dirhams Silver Commemorative Coin 30th Anniv Al-Ain National Museum 1971-2001

  • 1.5″ (40 mm) diameter; weight 40 g
  • 0.925 Fineness Silver coin
  • Highly collectible
  • Commemorates 30th Anniversary of National Museum

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Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the ruler of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from 1966 until his death in 2004. During his reign, which began shortly after the start of oil production, the Emir set many modernization projects into motion. He also introduced a formal government structure, with departments developed to handle specific tasks. Priority was given to build basic housing facilities, schools, health services, and the construction of an airport, a sea port, and roads.

This silver coin bearing his likeness was issued by the National Museum of Al-Ain to commemorate its 30th anniversary.

The coin comes in a protective plastic case set inside a red velveteen box. This highly collectible coin would make an excellent addition to any collection. It would be a great gift, too.

Sheikh Zayed al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi 50 Dirhams Silver Commemorative Coin 30th Anniv Al-Ain National Museum 1971-2001

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