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Muscat & Oman 100 Baiza, (1970)

100 baiza (1970) front
100 baiza (1970) back

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Muscat & Oman 1/2 Rial Saidi, (1970)

1/2 rial saidi (1970) front
1/2 rial saidi (1970) back

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1/4 Rial, (1977)

1/4 rial (1977) front
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100 Baisa, 1995

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

He overthrew his father, Said ibn Taimur (1910-1972) in 1970, and changed the nation's name from Muscat & Oman to the Sultanate of Oman.

Back: Verreaux's eagle and white oryx

 

200 Baisa, 1995

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Aerial view of Sultan Qaboos port

 

1 Rial, 2005
Commemorates 35th Anniversary of National Day

1 Rial, 2005 front
1 Rial, 2005 back

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Tall ship and minaret

 

5 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer
40th National Day Commemorative

5 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer front
5 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer back

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Nizwa buildings

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

10 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer
40th National Day Commemorative

10 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer front
10 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer front

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Muttrah Fort in Muscat

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

Muttrah Fort

Muttrah Fort

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20 Rials, 2010 Hybrid Polymer
40th National Day Commemorative

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Royal Opera House in Muscat

The Opera House is Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture. It was officially opened on October 12, 2011, with a production of the opera Turandot, conducted by Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo.

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House

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50 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer
40th National Day Commemorative

50 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer front
50 Rials, 2010 (2012) Hybrid Polymer front

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970

Back: Cabinet building; Ministry of Commerce and Industry building

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

1 Rial, 2015
Commemorates 45th Anniversary of National Day

1 Rial, 2015 front
1 Rial, 2015 back

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Front: Sayyed Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940-), Sultan of Oman since 1970; Al Alam Palace in Muscat

Back: Sultan Qaboos University in Al Khoudh in the Muscat Governorate

Courtesy royal-stamps

 

Al Alam Palace

Al Alam Palace

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Sultan Qaboos University

Sultan Qaboos University

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Oman, located in the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, has been ruled by the same family since 1741. Formerly Muscat and Oman, it was changed to the present name in 1970. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Oman.

 

 

 

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