UAE Central Bank to issue coins to celebrate Asian Cup hosting

Silver and special AED1 coins will be available from Wednesday as the UAE hosts the Asian Cup football tournament
UAE Central Bank to issue coins to celebrate Asian Cup hosting
By Sam Bridge
Tue 08 Jan 2019 04:38 PM

The UAE Central Bank on Tuesday announced that it will be issuing a commemorative silver coin and a commemorative one dirham coin to celebrate hosting the Asian Cup.

The coins will be available from Wednesday as the UAE hosts the football tournament which runs until February 1.

A total of 1,000 silver coins have been handed over to the Local Organising Committee of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, a statement said.

The commemorative one Dirham coin will be put in circulation through branches of the Central Bank, as per usual practice, it added.

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