Yemen's 250-Rial of 2009

09 Aug 2022  Tue

Yemeni rial is the official currency of the Republic of Yemen. Yemen banknotes are issued by the Central Bank of Yemen. It was established in Sana’a on July 27, 1971, taking over the responsibilities of the Yemen Currency Board. The 250 rial banknote shown above was issued on November 14, 2009.

The banknote features Al-Saleh Mosque on the obverse. This is a modern mosque in Sanaa that is the largest in Yemen. The mosque has an area of 294,000 sq ft, has a central hall that is 146,350 sq ft. Around 44,000 worshipers can pray here at a time.

Reverse, on the other hand, shows the view of the city of Al Mukalla and the estuary, Hadramaut. Mukalla is a seaport and the capital city of Yemen's largest governorate, Hadhramaut.

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