Bahraini dinar currency | Bahrain Bank Notes

Bahraini Dinar

Bahraini dinar Currency:

Bahraini dinar is the official currency of Bahrain and it is introduced in 1965 by replacing the Gulf rupee at a rate of 10 rupees = 1 dinar. It is subdivided into 1000 fils. The symbol of dinar is BD or .د.بin Arabic. Coins were introduced in 1965 in the denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 fils. 1, 5, 10 coins were minted in bronze and others in cupro- nickel. After 1966, 1 fils coin was not minted and no longer circulates. In October 1977, a bimetallic 100 fils coin was introduced. In 1992, 5 and 10 coins were struck in brass.

Bank notes were introduced on October 16, 1965 by Bahrain Currency Board in the denominations of 1⁄4, 1⁄2, 1, 5 and 10 dinars and on September 2, 1967, a 100 fils note was introduced. The Bahrain Monetary Agency took over the issuance of paper money in 1973. , it introduced a new family of notes in the denominations of 20 dinar in July 1978.

On 16 December 1979, denominations of 1⁄2, 1, 5 and 10 dinars were released. In November 1980, the 100-fils note of the Bahrain Currency Board was withdrawn and on 31 March 1996,the remainder of the notes was withdrawn. With various modifications in March 1993, the third issue of notes in the same denominations. On 7 September 2006, the Bahrain Agency became the Central Bank of Bahrain. The Central Bank of Bahrain introduced new group of notes on 17 March 2008, reflecting the country's heritage as well as its modern development.Currently circulating bank notes are BD ​1⁄2, BD 1, BD 5, BD 10, BD 20.

Bahraini Dinar

Bahraini Dinar (Bahrain):

Code: BHD

Symbol:دينار

Subunit: 

1⁄1000=fils

Banknotes:

BD 1⁄2, BD 1, BD 5, BD 10, BD 20

Coins:

5, 10, 25, 50, 100, BD  ​1⁄2 (500 fils)

Monetary authority:

Central Bank of Bahrain

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