Monday, September 15, 2008

Commemorative Coin - 10th Session of The Islamic Summit Conference

Commemorative coin for 10th Session of the Islamic Conference

This commemorative coin was issued by Bank Negara Malaysia in October 2003 to commemorate the 10th Session Of The Islamic Summit Conference held on 16-18 October 2003 at Putrajaya, Malaysia.

The organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is an international organisation grouping of fifty seven nations which have decided to pool their resources together, combine their efforts, share experience and speak with one voice to safeguard the interest and secure the progress and well being of their people. The OIC was established in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on 12 Rajab 1389H (25 September 1969), and The Islamic Summit Conference has since convened nine times. Putrajaya, Malaysia has been chosen as the venue for the 10th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference to be held on 16-18 October 2003. The theme for the 10th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference is "Knowledge and Morality for The Progress of Ummah"

Technical Specification

Type : Nordic gold

Composition : Cu 89 Zn 5 Al 5 Sn 1

Diameter : 30 mm

Weight : 9.16 gram

Thickness : 2 mm

Authorized Mintage : 25,000 pieces

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