This is a commemorative gold coin featuring His Highness the Father Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. It was produced by the Qatar Central Bank in collaboration with the National Council for culture arts and Heritage. Minted in 2003, a total of 500 pieces were produced.
HISTORICAL CONTEXT QATAR
These galleries present pivotal moments in Qatar's modern history, from 1500s to the present. These moments have made Qatar into the nation that we know today. Discover the leaders who have guided their people, the battles and events that have defined the nation and Qatar's vision for the future. The history of the nation unfolds through letters, newspapers, maps, artefacts, stamps, currency, historical photographs and testimonies of the people. They are witnesses to his crucial period, which continues to shape the development of the country and to enrichthe collective memory of the Qatari people.