50 Riyals


Issuer Saudi Arabia
Type Standard banknote
Years 2007-2012
50 SAR = USD 13
Currency Riyal (1960-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 213518
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 34
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.


In the center we see the Dome of the Rock (Qubbat As Sakhra), an Islamic shrine, located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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.

On the right side we see the picture of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz.

Below the picture of the king we see the value of the banknote printed in Arabic.

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

The foil strip on the left bears the value of the banknote and the emblem of the Kingdom.


In the center we see a picture that features the Al-Aqsa Mosque located in the Old City of Jerusalem.

At the bottom right we see the value of the banknote written in English with the emblem of the Kingdom above.

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
Fifty Riyals


The portrait of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Electrotype '50'.

50 Riyals -  obverse

© Salaction



2007: Hamad Ibn Saud Al Sayari; Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Assaf.
2009: Muhammad Al Jasser; Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Assaf.
2012: Fahad Al Mubarak; Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Assaf.

Link to the security features: http://www.sama.gov.sa/ar-sa/Currency/Documents/sec50.gif

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2007  24% P#34a
2009  20% P#34b
2012  59% P#34c

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