|Bank notes:||1 riyal, 5 riyals, 10 riyals, 50 riyals, 100 riyals, 500 riyals|
|Coins:||1 dirham, 5 dirhams, 10 dirhams, 25 dirhams, 50 dirhams|
|Three-course meal for 2, mid-range restaurant||180 Riyals|
|One-way ticket for local transport||4.25 Riyals|
|Bottle of water||1 Riyals|
Until 1966, Qatar used the Indian rupee as its currency, in the form of Gulf rupees. When India devalued the rupee in 1966, Qatar, along with other states using the Gulf rupee, chose to introduce its own currency.