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CBO Issues Commemorative Coins to Celebrate 50 Years of Oman’s Modern Renaissance11/16/2020 8:00:00 PMCBO Issues Commemorative Coins to Celebrate 50 Years of Oman’s Modern RenaissanceIn celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Modern Renaissance of Oman, the Central Bank of Oman is pleased to announce the issuance of two Silver Commemorative Coins, marking the illustrious occasion.<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">In celebration of the 50<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of the Modern Renaissance of Oman, the Central Bank of Oman is pleased to announce the issuance of two Silver Commemorative Coins, marking the illustrious occasion. The exclusive coins have been issued as an expression of gratitude for the glorious cultural legacy heralded by the late Sultan Qaboos Bin Said – may his soul rest in eternal peace, and in recognition of the ongoing march of renaissance under His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">The front side of both coins depicts the National Emblem (Coat of Arms & Khanjar), the words (Sultanate of Oman) and (Central Bank of Oman), and the denomination in Arabic and English. While the backside of coin (A) depicts a portrait of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq, the Sultanate of Oman's map and a flock of pigeons, and the backside of coin (B) depicts a portrait of the late Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, a portrait of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq, the Sultanate of Oman's map, Omani flag ribbon and a flock of pigeons.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">The Central Bank of Oman stated that distinctive features and specifications is as follows; face value of each commemorative coin is RO. 1, their fineness is 0.999, diameter of each coin is 38.61 mm, the weight of each coin is 28.28 grams, Year of Minting is 2020, and the selling price is RO 25 for the single coin and RO 50 for the set. However, the prices are subject to change in accordance with the variations in the prices of the silver in the International Market.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">It may be noted that these Commemorative Coins are Legal Tenders for their face value and are available for purchase from Central Bank of Oman starting from 29<sup>th</sup>  November 2020.</span></p>0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900075E4FF44B3F64489802BE694C5C6FB701001A1EADFFD0CD66409B1A45E335F4666A

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