Arab currency notes reflect the nations in which they originate via symbols and quotes printed on them.

From Lebanon to Egypt and Saudi Arabia, every country's banknote tells a story and is unique in its own right. 

If you've ever wondered what different money notes look like across the Arab world, wonder no more because we've got them for you. 

Take a look: 

1. Saudi Arabia

All series of Saudi Arabia's currency notes, the riyal, feature images of members of the monarchy who have ruled the kingdom.

2. Kuwait

There are money notes for a quarter, half, one, five, 10, and 20 dinars in Kuwait. 

Each features a symbol of the country including the falcon, camels, the towers of Kuwait, the Grand Mosque, Liberation tower, the national assembly building, and the Kuwaiti Central Bank. 

3. The UAE

Ranging from five to 1,000 dirhams, the UAE's banknotes have constantly been changing and advancing with time, but they always feature symbols of the country. 

These include the palm tree, the falcon, Jumeirah Mosque, and Dubai World Trade Centre among others. 

4. Oman

Omani riyal banknotes all feature images of the late Sultan Qaboos and have symbols of the Gulf nation on their reverse. 

5. Bahrain

The dinar is Bahrain's official currency and several of its banknotes feature the kingdom's monarch Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. 

Other of the notes also have images of some of the country's major buildings and symbols printed on them. These include Bahrain's Old Court, the country's first school, Al Hedya Al Khalifiya, and Al Fateh Islamic Center. 

6. Qatar

The Qatari riyal banknotes feature the country's Coat of Arms on their obverse and different symbols and monuments on their reverse. 

These symbols include native birds, Al Shabab Institute, The Pearl Oyster Monument, sand dunes, the falcon, and the Qatari National Museum.  

7. Egypt

The Egyptian pound (Geneh) banknotes have had several updates but always feature tributes to the country's rich history.

8. Lebanon

Current notes of the Lebanese pound have the value in Arabic script numerals printed on them on one side and the same numbers printed in French on the other. 

9. Jordan

Ranging from one to 50 dinars, each Jordanian banknote features the image of a royal who once ruled the country on its obverse, starting from King Hussein bin Ali to the kingdom's current ruler Abdullah bin al-Hussein II. 

An image representing one of the country's most celebrated monuments is printed on each note's reverse. These include Dome of the Rock and Raghadan Palace. 

10. Syria

Back in 2010, the Central Bank of Syria issued a new series of banknotes. 

The Syrian pound notes range from 50 to 2,000 and have a range of the country's most important monuments printed on them. The 2,000 pound didn't exist before 2017 and has only been in use in the past three years. It features current President Bashar al-Assad's image.

11. Iraq

The latest series of Iraqi dinar banknotes feature a range of the country's top monuments and iconic figures from its history. 

12. Morocco

The 2013 update of the Moroccan dirham banknotes feature an image of the country's King Mohammed VI and the coat of arms of Morocco on the obverse along with different iconic local monuments on each reverse. 

13. Tunisia

The Tunisian dinar banknotes feature iconic symbols that represent the country and also include images of important figures in the country's history including Ibn Khaldoun and Hannibal, Carthaginian general who is most famous for crossing the Alps in the Second Punic War, 218 to 201 BC.

14. Algeria

Every Algerian dinar banknote tells a story of its own. From a university student lecturing students to warriors battling for the country, the country's monetary notes are something else. 

15. Sudan

The latest version of Sudan's dinar notes were released last year and feature impressive tributes to the country's history and landscapes. 

Notes feature pottery, wildlife, fishing boats, camels, and the Red Sea under water fauna among several others. 

16. Yemen

The Yemeni rial notes feature tributes to the country's rich heritage and its iconic palaces in the region of Hadhramaut. 

17. Libya

Older series of the Libyan dinar featured images of late ruler Muammar al-Gaddafi who died in 2011 after being deposed by a popular revolution.

Newer and current series focus on the country's monuments and its one dinar bill features a print of anti-Gaddafi protestors on its obverse and the Libyan flag on its reverse. 

18. Palestine (not an official banknote)

Palestine has no official banknote today and Palestinians are forced to use either the currency of the occupying state (shekel) or Jordanian dinars. 

This hasn't stopped designers like Jehad Naji to imagine what a national currency would look like today. The notes above were featured among a collection the artist designed

They feature iconic Palestinian figures and monuments that powerfully tell the story of the country's beautiful history.  

19. Djibouti

The North African country uses the Djiboutian franc as a currency. Since 1997, Djibouti has been quite colorful with its approach to money. 

The Central Bank building, President Hassan Gouled Aptidon, and other cultural aspects like dancers and a young girl with a camel caravan to her side are some of the visuals on the banknotes. 

20. Comoros

Another country to use the franc is Comoros. The Comorian franc banknote was introduced in 1920 in 50 centimes and 1 franc denominations. 

In 1976, 50 and 100 franc notes were replaced by coins while 500, 1,000 and 5,000 franc notes were introduced. The country kept launching new banknotes until 2005. 

21. Somalia

The Somali shilling has been Somalia's currency since 1921.

Cotton harvest, trader and a camel, and a man with children on a donkey are some of the printed traditions and heritages on the banknotes. 

22. Mauritania

In Mauritania, ouguiya is the currency used on a daily basis. 

The country uses a lot of animals on the reverse of its banknotes, including fish, cows, and camels.