Oman: No.30 Fifty rials
Dated — 1985/1405
Size — 185 mm x 78 mm.
Signature — Qaboos bin Said (Sultan of Oman).
Watermark — H. M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman.
Security thread — Micro printed with ‘Central Bank of Oman’ in Arabic.
Illustration — H. M. Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman.
Illustration — Jabreen Fort. This fort was built by Bil’arub bin Sultan bin Saif (whose father built Nizwa fort) around 1670 at the height of the Ya’ruba period. It was most often used as a retreat of the Imams and is more associated with a peaceful existence than a place of battles. Despite its peaceful reputation it is still a stronghold and has the dungeons and other features one would expect to find in such a large fortress.