Qaboos bin Said Al Said (1940–2020) was the Sultan of Oman from 23 July 1970 until his death. A fifteenth-generation descendant of the founder of the House of Al Said, he was the longest-serving leader in the Middle East and Arab world at the time of his death.


Depicts the National Emblem of Oman dividing denomination in Arabic and English, surrounded by the country name inside a circle, with the legend "Central Bank of Oman" outside both in Arabic above and English below.

The national emblem of Oman is an insignia consisting of a khanjar inside its sheath that is superimposed upon two crossed swords. Adopted in the 18th century as the badge of the Omani royal family, it subsequently became the national emblem of the Sultanate of Oman. The emblem is featured at the canton on the Flag of Oman.

A khanjar (Arabic: خنجر‎‎, Persian: خنجر‎‎, Turkish: Hançer) is a traditional dagger originating from Oman. Worn by men for ceremonial occasions, it is a short curved sword shaped like the letter "J" and resembles a hook. It can be made from a variety of different materials, depending on the quality of its craftsmanship. It is a popular souvenir among tourists and is sold in souqs throughout the region. A national symbol of the sultanate, the khanjar is featured on the country's national emblem and on the Omani rial. It is also utilized in logos and commercial imagery by companies based in Oman.

البنك المركزي العماني
سلطنة عمان
ONE RIAL ريال واحد


Depicts an outer view of Bahla Fort, inscription in Arabic above and English below, date in Hijri and Georgian in Arabic and English below.

Bahla Fort, situated at the foot of Oman's Jebel Akhdar highlands, is the country's sole UNESCO-listed fortress, added in 1987. Despite undergoing extensive restoration and reopening in 2012, the site lacks visitor information, with no exhibits, brochures, or guides available for exploration.

Built between the 12th and 15th centuries by the Banu Nebhan tribe, who controlled the frankincense trade in the region, Bahla Fort features an adjacent citadel oasis and a 13-kilometer ancient wall, some parts of which remain standing. Constructed with mud and straw bricks, erosion had damaged the fort until rehabilitation efforts began. Numerous legends surround this historic castle.

قلعة بهلاء
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1 Rial

KM# 121 Schön# 132
Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Silver
Fineness 0.925
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Alt # KM# PS6

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