MUSCAT: To celebrate and honour the selection of Nizwa as the “Capital of Islamic Culture for 2015”, the Central Bank of Oman issued a silver commemorative coin depicting a coloured image of the Logo of this occasion. The logo symbolises the dome of Sultan Qaboos Mosque in Nizwa, and Nizwa Fort. This commemorative coin is a legal tender for its face value and may be purchased from the CBO.
However the price is subject to change in accordance with the variations in the prices of silver in the international market. Obverse: Coat of Arms (Khanjar), the name of the country (Oman), the name of Central Bank of Oman, and face value in Arabic and English. Reverse: This coin depicts a coloured image of the Logo of this occasion.
SOURCE: OMAN DAILY OBSERVER