|ISO 4217 Code||SAR|
|Inflation||3% (December 2013)|
|Source||Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Jan 2014 est.|
|Symbol||ر.س (Arabic), SR (Latin), ﷼ (Unicode)|
|Coins||0.01, 0.05, 0.10, 0.25, 0.50, 1 riyal, 2 riyals|
|Banknotes||5, 10, 50, 100, 500 riyals|
|Central bank||Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority|
The riyal is the official money used in Saudi Arabia. A shorter name for it is SR (Arabic: ر.س). The riyal is divided into 100 halala (Arabic: هللة).
The riyal has been Saudi Arabia's money since Saudi Arabia became a country. It was the currency of Hejaz before Saudi Arabia was a country.
There are 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 halala coins; and 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 500 riyal banknotes.
Exchange rate[change | change source]
The riyal is fixed to be the same as 0.266667 United States dollars.
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