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
The Qatar & Dubai chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for free. This 3-page catalog covers notes issued by the Qatar & Dubai Currency Board from 1966 to 1973. Revised 25 January 2016. Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and
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.
According to a Gulf Times article dated February 25, 2009, Qatar’s 100- and 500-rial notes originally issued in 2003 (Pick 24 and 25, respectively) can be exchanged for new notes at all banks through June 15; for ten years afterwards they can be redeemed only at the Qatar Central Bank.
,,,,,,, On September 15, 2008, the Qatar Central Bank issued a new series of four notes—1, 5, 10, and 50 riyals—which have symbols along the left front edge that facilitate their use by the visually handicapped. Preceding note issues of the same denominations will remain legal tender, but will be