The Persia chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 15-page catalog covers notes issued by the Imperial Bank of Persia from 1890 to 1932, Reichsbank (Imperial Bank) in 1916, and Reichsschuldenverwaltung (Imperial Debt Office) in 1916. Revised 17.09.2019.Read More…

This note commemorates the 80th anniversary of the founding of the University of Tehran. B290 (P155): 50,000 rials (US$1.80) Purple, brown, green, and orange. Front: Farsi text; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Back: English and Farsi text; tree; entrance to Tehran University; double-helix strand of DNA; Capable is / the one whoRead More…

According to an article on FARS News Agency, to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the University of Tehran, the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran has announced its intention to introduce a new 50,000-rial note in the spring. Courtesy of Hamaseh Golestaneh and Christian Funke.Read More…

B287 (P153): 20,000 rials (US$0.75) Blue and green. Front: Farsi text; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Back: English and Farsi text; Aghazadeh Mansion wind catchers in Abarkooh. Windowed security thread with demetalized stylized sun. Watermark: Ruhollah Khomeini. Printer: (TAKAB). 163 x 78 mm. Paper. a. No date. Sig. 30: Seif/Tayebnia. Intro: 15.12.2014.Read More…