According to a press release dated 2 November 2016, Saudi Arabia has appointed Mohammed Al-Jadaan as the new finance minister, replacing Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Assaf, who served in that position from 30 October 1996. New signature varieties may be forthcoming. Courtesy of Ghassan Samman.
According to an ArabNews article dated 1 June 2016, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency plans to replace the 1-riyal note (B130) with a 2-riyal coin. Courtesy of Brian Lema.
The Hedjaz chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 5-page catalog covers the unissued notes of The Arabian National Bank of Hedjaz from 1925. Published 23 October 2015. Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and
According to a Saudi Press Agency posting, Dr. Fahd Bin Abdullah Almobarak, governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, briefed King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on new banknote and coin designs. It is unclear when the new designs will be introduced into circulation. Couresty of Raihan Ahmed.