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1984-2007 | 2016

 

 

1 Riyal, (1984)

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Front: 7th century gold Dinar; Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (1923-2005), King of Saudi Arabia 1982-2005

Back: Flowers and landscape

 

5 Riyals, (1983)

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Front: Dhows; Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (1923-2005), King of Saudi Arabia 1982-2005

Back: Oil refinery

 

10 Riyals, (1983)

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Front: Fortress; Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (1923-2005), King of Saudi Arabia 1982-2005

Back: Palm trees

 

50 Riyals, (1983)

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Front: Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem; Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (1923-2005), King of Saudi Arabia 1982-2005

Back: Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

 

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock

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Al-Aqsha Mosque

Al-Aqsha Mosque

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20 Riyals, 1999
Commemorates the Centennial of Kingdom

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Front: Abdulaziz Ibn Saud (1875-1953), Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia 1932-1953; Quba mosque in Medina

Quba mosque is the oldest mosque in the world. Its first stones were positioned by the Islamic prophet Muhammad as soon as he arrived on his emigration from the city of Mecca to Medina.

Back: Jabal an-Nour (Hill of Light)

Jabal an-Nour is a mountain near the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It houses the Hira cave where Muhammad is said to have received his first revelation from Allah.

 

Quba Mosque

Quba mosque

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Jabal an-Nour

Jabal an-Nour

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1 Riyal, 2007

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Front: First Islamic dinar coin; King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

He ascended to the throne in 2005 upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd.

Back: Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency in Riyadh

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, established in 1952, is the central bank of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency headquarters building

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency building

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5 Riyals, 2007

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Front: Ras Tanorah oil refinery; King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

Back: Jubail Port

Jubail is a city in the Eastern province on the Persian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia. It is the largest industrial city in the Middle East. It also holds the middle east's largest and world's 4th largest petrochemical company.

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Jubail Port

Jubail Port

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10 Riyals, 2007

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Front: Murabba Palace in Riyadh; King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

Back: King Abdul Aziz Historical Center in Riyadh

King Abdul Aziz Historical Center located in Center of Riyadh is the former compound of the Murabba' Palace, that was built in 1936/37 by King Abdul Aziz. It now houses the National Museum.

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Murabba Palace

Murabba Palace

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King Abdul Aziz Historical Center

King Abdul Aziz Historical Center

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50 Riyals, 2007

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Front: Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem; King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

Back: Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam.

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock

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Al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Aqsa Mosque

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100 Riyals, 2007

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Front: Green Dome of The Qiba Mosque (Prophet's Mosque); King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

Back: Al-Masjid al-Nabawi (Prophet's mosque) in Medina

Al-Masjid al-Nabawi is a mosque built by the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. It is the second holiest site in Islam (the first being the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca).

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Green Dome

Green Dome

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Prophet's mosque

Prophet's mosque

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500 Riyals, 2007

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Front: Kaaba; King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud (1924-2015), King of Saudi Arabia 2005-2015

Back: Al-Masjid al-Haram (The Grand Mosque) in Mecca

Al-Masjid al-Haram surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba. It is the largest mosque in the world.

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Kaaba

Kaaba

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The Grand Mosque

The Grand Mosque

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, occupies four-fifths of the Arabian Peninsula, was created by King Ibn-Saud (1882-1953), comprising the former sultanate of Nejd, the old kingdom of Hejaz, Asir and El Jasa. This note was issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Saudi Arabia.

 

 

 

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