On Monday, three sets of the new currency were delivered to the top three leaders of the kingdom; the king, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The currency design was revealed publicly on Tuesday and is intended to be more difficult to counterfeit.
Former King Abdullah’s image remains on the 500 riyal note
The rest of the notes (100, 50, 10 and 5 riyals) feature King Salman bin Abdulaziz">King Salman
And here’s a look at the 2 riyal and 1 riyal coins