On 13 December 2020, the Central Bank of Qatar unveiled its fifth series of banknotes, including a 200-riyal denomination for the first time. A total of 8 billion riyals’ worth of notes began entering circulation on 18 December 2020, on the occasion of Qatar National Day. The designs on the
According to a press release dated 24 November 2020, the new Saudi Central Bank Law changes the name of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority to the Saudi Central Bank which will continue to use the acronym “SAMA” due to its historic significance and relevance locally and globally. The banknotes and
Like B289a, but with repositioned vignettes front/back. Most notably, the denomination is expressed as 10 in the corners front/back, further indication that the CBI is preparing to revalue the rial by removing four zeroes. Farsi press release. Courtesy of Ali Zand, Armen Hovsepian, and Ivan Bogdanov (bonistics.org).
This 20-riyal banknote commemorates the Saudi presidency of the G20 summit held on 21 – 22 November 2020 in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. According to various new sources, India has reportedly complained to Saudi Arabia because the map on the back of the note “gives an incorrect