The currency used in Saudi Arabia is called as the Riyal. This currency is denoted with the currency sign .? (Arabic), SR (Latin), ? (Unicode) and the ISO 4217 Code for the Saudi Riyal is SAR.
The Riyal, is the official currency of the Saudi Arabia . It is divided into 100 smaller units called Halala.
The constitution of Saudi Arabia provides that the Saudi Arabia government shall have the power to print the Saudi Riyal and Halala coins to be used as a legal tender in Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Riyal bank notes and Halala coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Saudi Riyal bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol .? (Arabic), SR (Latin), ? (Unicode)
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Saudi Riyal.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 riyal
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 halala .