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Omani Rial

Omani rial Currency:

The Official currency of Oman is the real and it is subdivided into 1000 baisa.  Before 1940, the Indian Rupee and Maria Theresa Thaler were the main currencies in Muscat and Oman Indian Rupees used on the coast and the Thaler was used in the interior. Coins were introduced in 1940 for use in Dhofar. After six years in 1946, new series of coins were introduced for use in Oman. Both coins were denominated in Baisa, with a rate of 200 Baisa = 1 Rial. From 1959, the Gulf rupee continued to circulate. In 1970, rial Saidi was the official currency of Oman and replaced gulf rupee at a rate of 21 Rupees = 1 Rial. In 1973, the rial Omani replaced the rial Saidi at par. Centreal bank of Oman issued the bank notes and coins. Currently circulating coins are 5, 10, 25, 50 baisa and bank notes 100 baisa, 1⁄2, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 rials are the frequently circulated ones and 200 baisa is the rarely circulating bank note.

Omani Rial

Omani Rial (Oman):

Code: OMR

Symbol:

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Subunit:       

1⁄1000 = baisa

Banknotes:  

100, 200baisa, 1⁄2, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 rials

Coins:

5, 10, 25, 50 baisa

Central bank:         

Central Bank of Oman

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