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HSBC 'Amanah' 'Gold' Visa Card specimen.(obverse) Gold background with band of red geometric patterns overprinted across centre. Bank name, logo (red and white rhombus) and account type at top. Visa logo at bottom left.
(reverse) Magnetic strip and signature panel horizontally. Visa hologram (dove in flight) at left.
- Width: 85 millimetres
- Height: 45 millimetres
This Visa card operates under Shari‘a compliance, where no interest or riba can be charged. With the rise of new economies in Asia and the Middle East, new financial systems and products were developed to agree with the laws of Islam.
2016-2017, Sep-Jan, Australia, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, A History of the World in 100 Objects PROMISED
2016, 20 Feb -18 Jun, Australia, Western Australian Museum, Perth, A History of the World in 100 Objects PROMISED
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2010-2011, London, BM/BBC, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
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Object reference number: CBA250728
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