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The currency of Dubai exists in the form of Dirham which is called as Dh or AED (ISO 4217 code for United Arab Emirates Dirhams). The word Dhiram is derived from “dracham,” which is an ancient Greek coin. Till 1972, Indian Rupee and Gulf Rupee were used in Dubai, till the discovery of oil in the region. It was in the year 1973, when Dubai along with other 6 Emirates decided to bring uniformity in the currency, because of which Dirham was introduced in the country. Dirham, the currency of Dubai is issued by the United Arab central Emirates.

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Coins in Dubai

In UAE the coins that are used are 25-Fils, 50-Fils and 1-Dirham whereas lesser denomination coins that are not in common use, viz 1, 5 and 10 Fils (subdivision of UAE Dirham).

Notes in Dubai

The ISO 4217 code for United Arab Emirates Dirhams is also called AED. The numeric code of Dirham is 784. The AED is available in 8 different denominations viz. 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 & 5 Dirhams.

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Arab Emirates Dirham Current Exchange Rate

1 AED = 0.27 USD

1 USD = 3.67 AED