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Saudi Arabia's 20 Riyal Note

Nominated by Ghassan H. Samman, IBNS Life Member 110

 
NoteSaudi Arabia B142 (PNL): 20 riyals (US$5.30)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple and olive green
FrontArabic text; G20 logo; King Salman bin Abdulaziz
BackEnglish text; map of the world; national emblem (two crossed swords with palm tree)
WatermarkKing Salman bin Abdulaziz, electrotype coat of arms and ‮٢٠‬, and Cornerstones
Additional SecurityWindowed security thread with demetalized SAMA 20
PrinterDe La Rue
Size151 x 68 mm Paper
Introduced25/10/2020
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book