Armenia new 100,000-dram note (B314a) confirmed

On 24 August 2009, the Central Bank of Armenia introduced a new 100,000-dram (US$264) note, now the largest denomination in this Eurasian nation.B314 (P54): 100,000 ԴՐԱՄ (dram) (US$210)
Light blue and brown. Front: Armenian text; royal flag depicting Jesus Christ; King Abgar V of Edessa; 1st-century regional map; crown; ancient coin. Back: Armenian text; castles; disciple Thaddeus handing canvas depicting Jesus Christ to King Abgar V; river. Kinegram holographic stripe. Solid security thread and Cleartext windowed security thread with demetalized AMD 100000. Watermark: King Abgar V; electrotype 100000 and cross of king’s crown. Printer: (De La Rue). 160 x 72 mm. Paper. a. 2009. Sig. 5: Javadyan/Davtyan. Prefix ԶԱ. Intro: 24.08.2009.

Courtesy of Thomas Augustsson and Armen Hovsepian.

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