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The Islamic Gold Dinar

"A time is certainly coming over mankind in which there will be nothing [left] which will be of use save a dinar and a dirham." (The Musnad of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal)

The World Islamic Trading Organisation following the standard of Umar Ibn al-Khattab, established the following standard:

DINAR Weight: 4.25 grams
Alloy: 22 carats (0.916) Gold
Diameter: 23 millimetres click

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05/22/06 Husam To Explain To PM On Dinar Currency Bernami

12/02/04 Resurrection of The Islamic Gold Dinar J. Kent Willis 321gold
11/24/04 Where is that gold dinar?
Jude Wanniski Al-Jazeera
11/24/04 Solid Reasons to own Gold Gary North LRC
Gold Dinar Fiat Fiasco Continues Tim Wood Mineweb   it's vaporware!
07/01/04 Is the islamic Gold Dinar a real threat?
Craig R. Smith SwissAmerica
Big trouble for the US Dollar? David Chapman 321gold

10/15/03 Dr M: Only 2 countries needed to trade with gold Dinar TheEdge
08/01/03 Launch of Malaysian Gold Dinar paves way for role as a bilateral trading currency Minesite
07/30/03 Malaysia's first Gold Dinar available to public next week Khilafah   not!
07/02/03 Greater use of gold dinar for trade soon TheStar.my
07/02/03 Malaysia Hopes to Trade in Gold Dinar with Iran RiyahdDaily
05/13/03 Gold dinar can help Third World nations TheStar.my
04/23/03 The Malaysian Gold Dinar only a few months away Jim Sinclair jsmineset
Gold dinar and the currency crisis Shan Saeed Dawn
01/27/03 The raping of America WND
01/22/03 Malaysian PM calls for Islamic e-information network DailyStar
01/20/03 Malaysia's gold dinar a significant contribution
01/08/03 Islamic Gold Dinar Will Minimize Dependency on U.S. Dollar IslamOnline

11/19/02 Malaysia places gold on global faultline Tim Wood Mineweb
11/19/02 THE 5TH COLUMN In Gold We Trust Preiss feer
11/18/02 Malaysia for 'gold dinar' as Muslim currency Ihtashamul Haque Dawn
11/16/02 Gold Dinar: An Economic and Strategic Response to Chaos
Billington EIR
11/15/02 Feature: Gold dinar could soon be reality UPI
11/13/02 How the Islamic World Plans to Beat the West LewRockwell
11/13/02 The proposed Islamic Dinar could be test run gold-backed Chinese currency Minesite
11/13/02 The return of the The Return of the Dinar Umar Ibrahim Vadillo Jamiat
11/01/02 Gold dinar can boost palm oil mart DailyExpress.my
10/24/02 Seminar recommends gradual introduction of gold dinar TheStar
10/24/02 Dr M: Secretariat for gold dinar a good idea TheStar
10/24/02 Malaysia pushes for 'gold dinar' GulfDailyNews
10/23/02 Speech by Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the Gold Dinar in Multi-Lateral Trade Seminar neac.gov
10/02/02 Malaysia to use gold dinar in trade with Islamic nations BusinessDay.za
08/21/02 Western World would be unwise to ignore proposal for Gold Dinar currency... Minesite
08/20/02 Gold Dinar Can Play Big Role in Global Trade IslamicBanking
08/19/02 Islamic States spurn world currency News24
08/19/02 Assessing the impact of Malaysia's gold plan Tim Wood Miningweb

11/07/01 Launching the Islamic Gold Dinar and Silver Dirham in UAE Islamic Mint
08/01/01 Seminar to discuss introduction of Islamic gold dinar as world currency Islamidag