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The basic unit of money in Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Yemen

Common clues: Tip in Tabriz; Irani currency; Qum currency; Wampum in Yemen; Omani money

Crossword puzzle frequency: 3 times a year

Frequency in English language: 83278 / 86800

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The rial is the currency of Iran. It is subdivided into 100 dinar but, because of the very low current value of the rial, no fraction of the rial is used in accounting.

Although not an official currency since 1932, the toman is frequently used to express amounts of money. It enjoys wide usage among Iranians today as an amount of ten rial. Most Iranians state the value of things in toman - not rial. In fact, prices are currently most commonly marked in toman, sometimes meaning 1000 or 1,000,000 toman (10,000 or 10,000,000 rial).



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