Bahraini Dinar Note 2008

Bahrain Banknotes One Bahraini Dinar bank note 2008
Bahraini Dinar
Bahrain Banknotes One Bahraini Dinar bank note 2008 Central Bank of Bahrain

The one Bahraini dinar follows a predominantly red color scheme. On the front side, the banknote features an image of the Al Hedaya Al Khalifiya School, Bahrain's first school, while the reverse side features the galloping Arabian horses, and the Sail and Pearl Monument.

Watermark: When the BD 1 banknote held up to light, you will see portrait of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, together with the value of the note, in the clear central area. This can be viewed from both sides of the banknote.

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Central Bank of Bahrain - 2008 Issue

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Sail and Pearl Monument Bahrain
The Pearl Monument previously stood in the center of the circle, having been erected in 1982 on the occasion of the third summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which was hosted by Bahrain for the first time in Manama on November 9–11 of that year.
The Pearl Monument consisted of six dhow "sails" projecting up to the sky, which came together to hold a pearl at the top. The six sails designated the Gulf Cooperation Council's six member nations, while the pearl symbolized their united heritage and the country's famous history of pearl cultivation. At the base of the monument was a dodecagonal pool with fountain jets. The Pearl Monument is featured on the face of the Bahraini half-dinar coin, the highest value coin in Bahraini currency. The Central Bank of Bahrain reportedly asked banks to exchange their half-dinar coins for half-dinar banknotes after the Pearl Monument was destroyed. The coin is no longer minted or distributed by the Central Bank of Bahrain.
On the morning of March 18, 2011, the government tore down the Pearl Monument, announcing on state broadcaster BTV that the monument had been "violated" and "desecrated" by the "vile" anti-government protests, and had to be "cleansed." In the government's haste, a migrant crane worker was crushed to death by a falling cement arch.