SAR - Saudiarabisk riyal

The Saudiarabisk riyal is the currency of Saudiarabien. Our currency rankings show that the most popular Saudiarabisk riyal exchange rate is the SAR to USD rate. The currency code for riyal is SAR, and the currency symbol is ﷼. Below, you'll find Saudiarabisk riyal rates and a currency converter.

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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.

Saudiarabisk riyal Stats

NameSaudiarabisk riyal
Minor unit1/100 = halala
Minor unit symbolhalala
Top SAR conversionSAR to USD
Top SAR chartSAR to USD chart

Saudiarabisk riyal Profile

CoinsFreq used: halala5, halala10, halala25, halala50, halala100
Bank notesFreq used: ﷼1, ﷼5, ﷼10, ﷼20, ﷼50, ﷼100, ﷼500
Central bankSaudi Arabian Monetary Agency

Direktuppdaterade växelkurser

EUR / USD1,08481
GBP / EUR1,17440
USD / JPY157,000
GBP / USD1,27400
USD / CHF0,916103
USD / CAD1,36659
EUR / JPY170,315
AUD / USD0,662494


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