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1/2 Dinar, 1973

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Front: A 2,500 BC copper Bull's head at lower left; outline of Bahrain; dhow; arms

Back: Aluminium Bahrain facility

 

20 Dinars, 1973 (1993)

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Front: Bab al-Bahrain (Gateway of Bahrain)

Bab Al Bahrain, built in 1945, means Gateway of Bahrain. It is located in the Customs Square in Manama's former central business district and marks the main entrance to the Manama souq.

Back: Al-Fateh Mosque in Manama

The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque), built in 1987, is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time.

 

Bab al-Bahrain

Bab al-Bahrain

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1 Dinar, 1973 (1998)

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Front: Outline of Bahrain; Arms; Ancient Dilmun seal

Back: Bahrain Monetary Agency building in Manama

 

Bahrain Monetary Agency

Bahrain Monetary Agency

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1/2 Dinar, 2006 (2008)

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Front: Old Bahrain Court building

Back: Bahrain International Circuit Court building

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Bahrain International Circuit Court building

Bahrain International Circuit Court building

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1 Dinar, 2006 (2008)

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Front: Al Hedaya Al Khalifiya School

Back: Sail and Pearl Monument in Manama

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Sail and Pearl Monument

Sail Monument

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5 Dinars, 2006 (2008)

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Front: Sheikh Isa House in Muharraq; Riffa Fort

Back: Aluminium Bahrain plant; First oil well in Bahrain

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Riffa Fort

Riffa Fort

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10 Dinars, 2006 (2008)

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Front: Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa (1950-), Emir of Bahrain 1999-2002; King of Bahrain 2002-present

Back: Sheikh Isa bin Sulman Causeway

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Sheikh Isa bin Sulman Causeway

Sheikh Isa bin Sulman Causeway

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20 Dinars, 2006 (2008)

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Front: Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa (1950-), Emir of Bahrain 1999-2002; King of Bahrain 2002-present

Back: Al-Fateh Mosque in Manama

The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque), built in 1987, is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time.

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Al-Fateh Mosque

 Al-Fateh Mosque

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10 Dinars, 2006 (2016)

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Front: Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa (1950-), Emir of Bahrain 1999-2002; King of Bahrain 2002-present

Back: Sheikh Isa bin Sulman Causeway

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20 Dinars, 2006 (2016)

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Front: Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa (1950-), Emir of Bahrain 1999-2002; King of Bahrain 2002-present

Back: Al-Fateh Mosque in Manama

The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque), built in 1987, is one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time.

Courtesy banknoteworld

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Bahrain, a group of islands off the coast of Saudi Arabia, was a British protectorate 1861-1971. It became fully independent in 1971. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Bahrain.

 

 

 

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