Bahraini Dinar

Bahraini Dinar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The dinar (Arabic: D n r Ba rain ) (sign or BD; code: BHD) is the currency of Bahrain. It is divided into 1000 fils ( ). The name dinar derives from the Roman denarius. The dinar was introduced in 1965, replacing the Gulf rupee at a rate of 10 rupees = 1 dinar. The Bahraini dinar is abbreviated . . (Arabic) or BD (Latin). It is usually represented with three decimal places denoting the fils. In 1965, coins were introduced in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 fils. The 1, 5 and 10 fils were struck in bronze, with the others in cupro-nickel. The 1 fils coin was not produced after 1966 and no longer circulates. In 1992, brass replaced bronze in the 5 and 10 fils and a bimetallic 100 fils coin was introduced. A bimetallic 500 fils followed in 2000.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135672835
  • 9786135672831