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Emirates news agency – Ajman Tourism holds second edition of stamp and numismatic exhibition

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Ajman Tourism Holds Second Edition of AJMAN Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition, September 15, 2021 (WAM) – Coinciding with the anniversary of the accession to power of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Ajman, Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD), in collaboration with the Emirates Philatelic Association (EPA), organized the 2nd edition of the Ajman Philatelic and Numismatic Exhibition from September 21 to 25, 2021 at the City Mall Center Ajman.

Many exhibitors, merchants and enthusiasts participate in this exhibition which will present a large collection of rare coins and postage stamps retracing the history and progress of the Emirates and the entire region.

The recently issued commemorative silver coin bearing the effigy of Sheikh Humaid will be displayed and sold at the exhibition. This rare collector’s item, considered the first since the union was formed in 1971, was issued to highlight Sheikh Humaid’s notable historical role and interest in preserving and supporting cultural heritage.

With this event, ATDD aims to showcase the cultural heritage and postal history of the United Arab Emirates, by showcasing rare and distinctive collections of postage stamps and currency from members of the Emirates Philatelic Association (EPA ) and other expert associations. It provides collectors with a platform to acquire unique stamps, coins and ornaments in order to expand their collection of collectibles. The EPA will also hold an auction during the exhibition to sell a selection of precious and rare coins at the highest auctions.

Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General of ATDD, said the exhibition provides an opportunity for the community, visitors and collectors to explore rare and valuable collections of postage stamps, banknotes and coins. which are part of the history of the United Arab Emirates and the region, and which will be presented according to the highest international standards in collaboration with the EPA and several arbitrators and experts in the field.

Al Geziry clarified that the coincidence of the exhibition with the anniversary of Sheikh Humaid’s accession to power and the issuance of a commemorative silver coin in his image by the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates attests to his role in the support of the country’s heritage, and that of Ajman in particular, and his desire to preserve the Arab and Emirati cultural identity and to transmit it through the different cultures of the world.

Ahmad Saif Al Hasawi, EPA board member, said the exhibit contributes to Ajman’s position as a premier organizer and host of exclusive events and attracts special visitors.

Throughout the five days, the exhibition expects to see a large number of collectors and enthusiasts from all over the world eager to purchase stamps and currency or to assess their collections and valuables, as well as tourists. and visitors wishing to discover the history of the region.