United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.1)
United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.1)

United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.1) Spangled emperor

The Spangled emperor (Lethrinus nebulosus) is a popular fish for eating, and hence its appearance on this FAO issue coin. This fish has dozens of vernacular names throughout the Indo-Pacific region and is commonly called Shaari kabir in the UAE. (In Mauritius it is called Mata-Hari, which sort of explains why the Krause catalogue refers to it as that.)


  • Diameter: 22 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM2.1

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