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1984 Saudi Arabia Fifty Riyals Banknote King Fahd Portrait Pick Number 24a Good Very Fine Banknote

  • $ 49.99

Description: A nice very fine or much better banknote from Saudi Arabia. This is the Law of 1379 AH fifty Riyals banknote known to have been introduced in 1984. The note which is written in Arabic on the front and English on the back is dark green and dark brown on multi-colored underprint on the front. It depicts the portrait of King Fahd right of center on the front with the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem at left. The back which has the same color scheme as the front has the image of al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and the Saudi arms in the right bottom corner. The front displays two signatures, the denomination and the serial number, while the back shows only the denomination. This particular note represents the incorrect spelling variety and has the serial number 015/732597 printed twice on the front once in black and once in red. The note has a water mark showing King Fahd's bust and also has a security thread left of center. Please carefully review the scans provided as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1984.

Printer: Thomas De La Rue, England.

Size: The note measures ~6 1/8" by ~2 3/4".

Pick Number: P 24a with the incorrect text, it is listed in the banknote book as B123a.

Condition: For international buyers, please note that US postal rates for overseas shipping using first class are very high and we are unable to change them. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this note as good very fine or much better. The note has well preserved details and is fairly clean with no observable large objectionable stains. The note has several light vertical folds but no observable horizontal folds. The edges are intact with no signs of wear. The note retains quite a bit of its original stiffness and crispiness. The colors are vivid and bright. The corners are intact, squared with some rounding but no creasing, or bumping. The note has no pinholes, no graffiti, no tears, and no splits. A very attractive note to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.


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