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On the centenary occasion of the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 5/10/1419A.H., SAMA has released two new denominations represented by  Two Hundred and  Twenty Saudi Riyals banknotes. Both denominations reflected the motto of the occasion and were put in circulation along with the other legally binding banknotes. Moreover, both are characterized by various technical specifications and security features implemented by the most modern specifications used in banknote printing industry. A brief description of each of the two denominations is given below:
   

 

The Two Hundred Saudi Riyals Banknote:

Obverse: The center features a picture of the King abdulaziz, followed by a watermark and a serial number on the right of it. On the right side of the banknote, a picture of the door of the Masmak Palace appears below  the name of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority in Arabic. Below of the picture, the value of the banknote appears In Arabic. On  the left side of the banknote, a security thread and a hologram containing SAMA's emblem surrounded by the emblem of the kingdom continuously appear. On the bottom of the banknote, signatures of the Minister of Finance and the governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority are printed.

Reverse: The center features a picture of the Masmak Palace. Above the picture, the name of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority appears In English. The value of the banknote appears In English below it, and on the left side of the banknote, Logo of the centenary occasion is shown.

Size: 163 × 73 mm      Color: Brown.

   
   

 

The Twenty Saudi Riyals Banknote:

Obverse: The center features a picture of the King Abdulaziz, followed by a picture of Quba Mosque on the right. Above the picture, the name of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority in Arabic, the currency value in Arabic, and a hologram containing SAMA's emblem surrounded by the emblem of the kingdom continuously appear. On the left side of the banknote are a watermark, a security thread, and a serial number. On the bottom of the banknote, signatures of the Minister of Finance and the governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority are printed

Reverse: The center features a picture of AL Noor Mountain in Mecca. Above the picture, the name of the Saudi Arabian Monetary appears In English. Below it, the value of the banknote appears In English. On the left side of the banknote, Logo of the centenary occasion is shown.

Size: 152 × 69 mm     Color: Blue.