SAR - Riyal de Arabia Saudita

The Riyal de Arabia Saudita is the currency of Arabia Saudita. Our currency rankings show that the most popular Riyal de Arabia Saudita exchange rate is the SAR to USD rate. The currency code for Riyals is SAR, and the currency symbol is ﷼. Below, you'll find Riyal de Arabia Saudita rates and a currency converter.

Prior to the 20th century, foreign currencies such as the Maria Theresa Thalers and British Gold Sovereigns circulated and served the monetary needs in Arabia, with the exchange rate of 1 Gold Sovereign being equal to 5 Theresa Thalers. In the early 1900's, the Hejaz Riyal was issued as official currency.

When Saudi Arabia was established in 1932, the Saudi Riyal was introduced. The exchange rate had multiple corrections in its history, with 1 riyal originally being equal to 22 qurush coins. In 1960, the currency changed to 20 qurush coins being equal to 1 riyal. In 1952, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) was established, with various reforms being introduced in order to establish a single currency system. In 1963, the currency was decimalized and a new subunit called the halala was introduced, dividing the riyal into 100 equal parts.

Riyal de Arabia Saudita Stats

NameRiyal de Arabia Saudita
Minor unit1/100 = Halala
Minor unit symbolHalala
Top SAR conversionSAR to USD
Top SAR chartSAR to USD chart

Riyal de Arabia Saudita Profile

CoinsFreq used: Halala5, Halala10, Halala25, Halala50, Halala100
Bank notesFreq used: ﷼1, ﷼5, ﷼10, ﷼20, ﷼50, ﷼100, ﷼500
Central bankAgencia Monetaria de Arabia Saudita
Arabia Saudita

Tipos de divisa en tiempo real

EUR / USD1,07784
GBP / EUR1,17088
USD / JPY149,338
GBP / USD1,26203
USD / CHF0,873864
USD / CAD1,34563
EUR / JPY160,963
AUD / USD0,649158

Tipos de cambio del Banco Central

DivisaInterest Rate
JPY-0,10 %
CHF1,75 %
EUR4,50 %
USD5,50 %
CAD5,00 %
AUD4,35 %
NZD5,50 %
GBP5,25 %