The Groat is the currency of Bettia and its puppet nation Northern Bettia, and is usually symbolised by the Arabic letter 'ghain' غ, or by the abbreviation GR:. The Groat's ISO symbol is BTGR. One Groat is made up of 100 Pence, and is roughly equivalent to 25 Universal Standard Dollars.
The following coins and notes are currently in circulation:
The obverse (heads) side of all Bettian coins feature the circled crescent moon and star as it appears on the Bettian flag. The coins are ordered in an ascending scale of size and thickness, and each have a distinct combination of edging and (in some cases) shape as an aid for the visually-impaired.
|Denomination||Material||Diameter||Thickness||Edge||Reverse (tails) Design|
|1 pence||Copper||20mm||1.65mm||Smooth||Image of a Banastran Bird of Paradise in flight.|
|2 pence||Copper||22mm||1.70mm||Milled||Image of a Clodien Blue Sage bush and flowers.|
|5 pence||Nickel||24mm||1.75mm||Waved||Abstract water-based design, signifying Bettia's plentiful water supply and rainfall.|
|10 pence||Nickel||26mm||1.85mm||Smooth with a central raised edge||Silhouette of a man striking a football.|
|20 pence||Nickel||28mm||1.95mm||Notched||Abstract design signifying Bettia's information technology industry.|
|50 pence||Nickel||30mm||2.1mm||Waved||Traditional islamic floral pattern.|
|1 Groat||Nickel-brass||32mm||2.25mm||Smooth, ten-sided, rounded sides||Frontal image of an Arora.|
|2 Groats||Nickel-brass||35mm||2.5mm||Milled||5mm diameter hole in centre, with the shahada ("la ilaha il-Allah, Muhammadur rasul-Allah - there are no gods besides Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah") running around the outside.|
As an aid to the visually-impaired, Bettian banknotes have their particular denomination written in braille in the top right corner on both sides. The obverse side of all denominations shows a specially-commissioned vignette signifying the diversity of Bettian art and culture.
|Denomination||Predominant Colour||Reverse Design|
|5 Groats||Green||A scene showing Tiddles Park (the national stadium of Bettia) on a typical matchday.|
|10 Groats||Sky blue||A picture of an Arora, a lion and a hyppo, signifying Bettia's friendship with her neighbours Nedalia and Hypocria.|
|20 Groats||Violet||A airborne view of Sweeney Falls.|
|50 Groats||Golden-brown||The scene of Bettia's national football team celebrating after winning World Cup 33.|
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