Friday, February 10, 2017

Cool Currency

It may surprise some people to learn that many beautiful notes come from the Middle East.  I had a difficult time choosing just one for this post, but I settled on this 50 riyal note from Saudi Arabia that I earned when I lived in Riyadh for a few months at the end of 1977:

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If memory serves, the exchange rate at the time was fixed at 3 1/3 riyals per dollar (or something very close to that).

1 comment:

Jean said...

Pretty! I always like all the geometric designs.