Bahraini dinar (BHD)

ISO number: 48
ISO text: BHD
Name: Bahraini dinar

The dinar (Arabic: دينار‎) (sign: .د.ب or BD; code: BHD) is the currency of Bahrain. The ISO 4217 currency code is BHD. It is divided into 1000 fils (فلس). The name dinar derives from the Roman denarius. The dinar was introduced in 1965, replacing the Gulf rupee at a rate of 10 rupees = 1 dinar. The Bahraini dinar is abbreviated .د.ب (Arabic) or BD (Latin). It is usually represented with three decimal places denoting the fils.