Historic Saudi riyal Euro

Saudi riyal euro history since 14/06/2024 until today (0 years). Search for SAR to EUR exchange rate history for a particular date, month or year.

is the currency (supplied by Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency and the Euro the currency of Europe supplied by European Central Bank. The SAR EUR historical data can be seen on the Saudi riyal euro historical chart.

20/05/2018: SAMA grants licenses for full-fledged digital banks

SAMA issued licenses to two banks for providing digital banking services, reflecting a shift towards digitalization in the financial sector.

21/12/2016: Saudi Arabia introduces the SAR 200 note

A new 200 riyal banknote was introduced, featuring a portrait of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

13/07/2015: Greek debt bailout agreement

A third bailout deal was reached between Greece and its creditors, avoiding a potential Greek exit from the Eurozone.

02/05/2010: Greek debt crisis

Greece's financial crisis threatened the stability of the Eurozone, requiring massive bailout packages to prevent a default.

15/10/2008: Global financial crisis

The Euro faced significant economic challenges following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, leading to a recession in many Eurozone countries.

01/05/2004: Eurozone expansion

10 more countries joined the Eurozone, bringing the total number of participating countries to 24.

20/12/2003: Launch of Riyal Interbank Express (SARIE)

SAMA launched SARIE, a real-time gross settlement system, improving interbank transactions and money transfers.

01/01/2002: Euro banknotes and coins

Physical banknotes and coins in Euro were introduced, replacing national currencies in 12 European countries.

01/01/1999: Introduction of the Euro

The Euro was officially introduced as an electronic currency for banking and financial transactions.

27/05/1997: Introduction of Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency new design series

SAMA introduced a new series of banknotes with enhanced security features to combat counterfeiting.

07/02/1992: The Maastricht Treaty

The treaty was signed, which officially established the European Union and laid the groundwork for the creation of the Euro.

30/06/1986: Saudi riyal pegged to the US dollar at 3.75 SAR per USD

Saudi Arabia pegged its currency to the USD, ensuring stability and ease of trade with international partners.

01/03/1952: Introduction of Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA)

SAMA was established as the central bank of Saudi Arabia, responsible for issuing and managing the Saudi riyal.

23/09/1932: Establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Saudi riyal currency was introduced following the unification of the Kingdom under King Abdulaziz Al Saud.