According to a Times of Oman article dated 19 June 2016, the Central Bank of Oman has reportedly issued a corrected 1-rial note (B237b) which fixes a date error on the note (B237a) which was originally issued 18 November 2015 to commemorate the 45th National Day (18 November), the day
According to a press release dated 18 November 2015, on the occasion of the 45th National Day 2015, the Central Bank of Oman announced the introduction of a new commemorative 1-rial banknote. There are unconfirmed reports that the bank immediately withdrew the note because of an error in the
The Times of Oman has a nice article dated 27 August 2015 about the Oman Currency Museum which looks like a must-see for any collector passing through Oman.
According to an article in the Oman Daily Observer dated 12 February 2012, the Central Bank of Oman has introduced new 5- and 10-rial notes (with upgraded security features, which will circulate in parallel with existing notes of the same denominations. Based upon the 40th NATIONAL DAY inscription on the
The Oman chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 14-page catalog covers notes issued by the Oman Currency Board in 1972, and the Central Bank of Oman from 1976 to present. Revised 11.01.2020. Each chapter of The Banknote
B234 (P46): 20 rials (US$52) Blue, olive green, and purple. Front: Arabic text; green SPARK feature; crown as registration device; Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Bausher; coat of arms with crossed swords and khanjar (dagger); Sultan Qaboos bin Said; main entrance of the CBO headquarters. Back: English text; coat of
According to a Gulf News article dated 16 December 2009, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders concluded their annual two-day summit with an agreement to form a monetary union, paving the way for a single currency for Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia; Oman and the United Arab Emirates opted out.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), consisting of six Arab states — Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates — plans to issue a unified currency in 2010.