The Nubex Trimetal coin series continues with its 8th release, the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin, the latest installment in our coin series that continues to wow collectors and Dirham and Dinar users alike with its impressive craftsmanship and attention to detail.
THE NUBEX 1439H SYAABAN TRIMETAL COIN – ABOUT THE MONTH
Known as the month of ‘separation’, due to the tradition of Arab tribes dispersing in search of water sources to prepare for the coming month of Ramadhan, the 8th month in the Hijri calendar is also significant due to the event known as Nisfu Syaaban – where it is believed that on the fifteenth night of the month, a record of one’s deeds for the previous year are taken up to the heavens.
THE NUBEX 1439H SYAABAN TRIMETAL COIN – FEATURES
As with the other coins in Nubex’s 1439 Hijri collection, the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin comes in a beautifully finished wooden case and accompanying sleeve. The technical specifications are printed on the side of the sleeve, while ‘Syaaban’ is beautifully engraved on the front of the wooden case, and printed on the front of the sleeve.
On the obverse side of the the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin, a beautiful Kufi engraving of the word ‘Syaaban’ adorns most of the silver and gold portions. The gold portion also features a ‘1/8 dinar‘ inscription in Jawi, along with the gold portion’s weight (0.43g) and purity (999). The silver portion features the serial number, along with a ”1 dirham‘ Jawi inscription, as well as the purity of the silver (999), and the weight (2.975g). An interesting thing to note about the copper outer shell is that the geometric designs featured on each coin is unique to each specific month.
On the reverse side of the the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin, the dinar portion features the inscription ‘La Illa HaIllallah’ in Kufi, tying it back to the Islamic theme of the coin. The dirham portion features the inscriptions ‘1439 Hijrah’, representing the current Hijri year, along with the inscription ‘Nusantara Bullion Exchange’ in Jawi, as our proud stamp of quality. More geometric motifs round up the outer parts of the dirham and the entire copper shell.
THE NUBEX 1439H SYAABAN TRIMETAL COIN – WHO’S IT FOR?
As with the previous Trimetal offerings, the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin will make an excellent gift to friends or loved ones. It will also make a very fine addition to coin or dinar/dirham collectors alike. Best of all, being a 1/8 dinar and 1 dirham composite, it can even be used to pay for one’s dowry or zakat.
With a limited mintage of just 2000 pieces, better hurry and grab one while you can. While you’re at it, grab the 2018 Trimetal Album to help with your collection.
Unfortunately the Nubex 1439H Syaaban Trimetal Coin is currently out of stock. In the meantime, you may purchase the 2018 Trimetal Album can be found here. You can also find the other coins in the Trimetal series here.