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5 Riyals

5 Riyals -  obverse5 Riyals -  reverse

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Features

Country Saudi Arabia
Issuing entity Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (2015-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2016-2017
Value 5 Riyals
5 SAR = 1.33 USD
Currency Riyal (1960-date)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 38
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

In the center we see a view of the Shaybah Oil Field which is a super-giant disputed oil field under the control of Saudi Arabia and is located in the northern edge of the Rub' Al-Khali/Empty Quarter desert. It is located about 10 km south of the border to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which is a straight line drawn in the desert. It is 40 km south of the eastern part of Liwa Oasis of Abu Dhabi.

Above it, in Arabic lettering, appear the name of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority, the number and date of the Royal Decree pursuant to which it was issued and the name of King Abdullah.

To the right we see the picture of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

At the bottom of the banknote we see the signatures of the the Minister of Finance and the Governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority.

Below in the center in between the signatures we see the value of the banknote printed in Arabic.

Reverse

In the center we see a view of a field with flowers that grow in the King of Saudi Arabia.

To the right we see the emblem of the kingdom.

Lettering:
Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
5
2016
5
Five Riyals

Watermark

The portrait of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Electrotype '5'.

Comments

Signatures:

2016: Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey; Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Assaf.
2017: Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey; Mohammed Al-Jadaan

Link to the security features: http://www.sama.gov.sa/en-US/Currency/PublishingImages/SixthIssueSecurityFeatures/info%205.jpg

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016  72% P#38a
2017  34% P#38b

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