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50 Rials 2020. 50th Anniversary of Modern Omani Renaissance, Oman

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Years of issue: 2020
Signatures: Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Oman Board of Governors: Dr. Said bin Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Saqri
Serie: 2020 Issue
Specimen of: 2020
Material: Hybrid material
Size (mm): 174 х 76
Printer: De la Rue currency,Loughton

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50 Rials 2020. 50th Anniversary of Modern Omani Renaissance




The Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said Al Said and denomination 50.


50 Rials 2020. 50th Anniversary of Modern Omani Renaissance

Commemorative banknote. Topic: 50th Anniversary of Modern Omani Renaissance and late Sultan Qaboos bin Sa'id (1970-2020).

Qaboos bin Said Al Said Qaboos bin Said Al Said

Qaboos bin Said Al Said ( قابوس بن سعيد آل سعيد‎, born 18 November 1940, Salalah, Oman, dies 10 January 2020) was the Sultan of Oman and its Dependencies. He rose to power after overthrowing his father, Said bin Taimur, in a palace coup in 1970. He is the 14th-generation descendant of the founder of the Al Bu Sa'idi dynasty.

By combining the Imamat of Oman and the Muscat Sultanate in a single state, the Sultan then, with the support of Great Britain and Shah's Iran, managed to defeat the insurgency in Dhofar. In November 1996, Sultan Qaboos signed the first Basic Law (Constitution) of Oman.

the main headquarters of the Central Bank of Oman building, in Muscat

Centered is the main headquarters of the Central Bank of Oman building, in Muscat. The building was built by the Omani firm GALFAR ENG. & CONTRACTING.

emblem of Oman

In top left corner is the national emblem of Oman (شعار سلطنة عمان‎). It is an insignia consisting of a khanjar inside its sheath that is superimposed upon two crossed swords. Adopted in the XVIII 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.

The national emblem was first designed in the mid-18th century, when it was adopted as the royal crest of the Al Said dynasty. Its usage was expanded when it subsequently became the national emblem of the sultanate. This occurred during the reign of either Faisal bin Turki (1888-1913) or Taimur bin Feisal (1913-1932). The emblem was later incorporated onto the canton of the country's national flag in 1970. Moreover, in order to distinguish "directly royal entities" and create a distinct symbol for these organizations, a crown was added to the top of the national emblem. This modified insignia is utilized on the badges of all branches of Sultan's Armed Forces, including the Royal Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Guard, and Royal Oman Police - among many others.

According to the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the khanjar - along with the two crossed swords - symbolize the historic weapons utilized by the people of Oman. They are attached together by an embellished horse-bit at the center. The khanjar itself is a national symbol of the sultanate, and is still worn by Omani men as a "ceremonial dagger" for formal occasions. It is a ceremonial dagger with its abundantly decorated sheath, traditionally made of rhinonoceros-horn, highly appreciated in the arab world and for that reason contributes substantially to the extinction of the rhinoceros in Africa.

central bank

Varifeye thread and windowed security thread with demetallized "50 RIALS". In big hologram window is the Central Bank of Oman headquarters building, in Muscat.


50 Rials 2020. 50th Anniversary of Modern Omani Renaissance

The Supreme Court

Left of center is the Supreme court building.

The six-story new building, located in El Ghubra, opposite the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, includes offices for judges, the secretariat of the court and the prosecutor's office. The room provides rooms for waiting, meetings and meetings, as well as four rooms designed for the announcement of the verdict. These rooms are equipped with computers, screens and other digital systems that are directly connected to the building's utilities and can be connected electronically for live transmission to the Supreme Judicial Institute so that judges can follow Supreme Court decisions. (

Council of Oman

Lower is a complex of the Council of Oman.

The Council of Oman is a bicameral parliament composed of members of the Council of State and the Advisory Council, as provided for in Article 58 of the Basic Law of the State. It is considered the main parliament of Oman. It assists the government in developing the general policy of the state. The Council meets at the request of the Sultan to study and discuss the issues raised by him, making all its decisions based on a majority vote. The Sultan annually addresses all members of this council. Among the 167 members of parliament, 15 are women (of which 14 are in the State Council).

In November 2009, construction work began on the Majlis of Oman project, a landmark building that will house the parliament's meeting room, as well as the upper and lower houses. The development, designed by q-dar and built by Carillion Alawi, was completed in 2013.

In October 2011, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said expanded the powers of the Council of Oman.

Ministry of Finance building in Muscat

Right of center is the Ministry of Finance building in Muscat. Information about the building will be added as soon as I will find it.