United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.2)
United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.2)

United Arab Emirates 5-FILS (KM2.2) 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.

This reduced size version of the coin was issued in 1996 only.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 16.9 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM2.2

Obverse Legend

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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