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Fils

A division of the currency in several Arabic speaking countries. Many currencies, such as the Emirati dirham and the Bahraini dinar, are divided into 100 or 1,000 fils.
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The 5 fils and 10 fils coins are not available," she told Gulf News.
Around the corner, at Bank Meli Iran, a cashier said he could break the Dh10 note into 25 fils, 50 fils and Dh1 coins.
95 and a customer handed Dh20, how could he get his 5 fils change.
At Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, a teller said that the bank did not carry 1 fils, 5 fils or 10 fils coins.
Most shoppers are more likely to say at cash counters EoAC" "keep the change", rather than making every fils count.
All others said they had no supply of 5 fils or 10 fils coins and when pressed further for change, they handed back 25 fils EoAC" often with reluctance and one with a snigger.
After asking for exact change, I was given 10 fils to round it off to Dh16.