5 Riyals banknote 1961 Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

Saudi Arabia banknotes 5 Riyals banknote 1961 Al-Masmak
Five Riyals Note: The first Issue made during the reign of King Saud.
Saudi Arabia money currency 5 Riyals banknote 1961
Saudi Arabia banknotes 5 Riyals, L. AH 1379 (1961) Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. P-7a.

Obverse: The design includes a view of the al- Masmak Palace, the water mark and the security thread. On the left appears the undertaking to pay the value of the note, the name of SAMA, the number and date of the Decree by virtue of which the note was issued, the value in Arabic words and numbers,  the serial number and the signatures of the Minister of Finance and the Governor.
Reverse: A rectangle contains the Kingdom's emblem in the middle and the name of His Majesty, King Saud under it. At the top appears the name of SAMA in English. It contains also the value of the note in English words and (western) Arabic numbers.
Size: 157 × 66 mm. Color: Blue.

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L. AH1379 - ND (1961) Issue

By the Regulations for Currency, stipulated under the Royal Decree No. (6), dated (1/71379 H.), the First Issue of Saudi banknotes was put in circulation on (1/1/1381H.) corresponding to (14/6/1961G), during the Reign of King Saud Bin Abdulaziz. This 1st Issue included the One Hundred, the Fifty, the Ten, the Five and the One Saudi Riyal denominations. This issue was withdrawn from circulation on (1/5/1391H.) corresponding to (24/6/1971G.).

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