According to the Bank of Israel’s annual report released on October 7, 2007, “To improve the life of the NIS 20 [US$4.95] banknote, the Currency Department released an improved banknote in 2006 printed on higher quality paper with additional coating. As part of this improved quality, the Currency Department will
On 11 September 2007, Iran’s central bank governor, Tahmasb Mazaheri, admitted that the bank is examining a proposal to knock three zeros off the rial to increase economic confidence and reduce the number of banknotes necessary to conduct cash transactions. Since the Islamic revolution of 1979, the exchange rate of
20,000 drams (US$59.20), 2007. Issued June 15, 2007. Like B308a, but new date, new signatures (Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman; Vardan Khachatryan, Minister of Finance), holographic stripe added along left front, artist’s palette instead of oval hologram below wmk area, Omron rings on front and back, and 20000 in OVI on back.Courtesy
, Yellow. Front: Partisan Kaikhosro (Kakutsa) Cholokashvili; fragments of relief images of Georgian cultural artifacts. Back: Sokhumi, capital of breakaway region of Abkhaz; relief fragments of the iconostasis found in the Tsebelda village of Gulribshi region. Holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized 200. Watermark: Kaikhosro Cholokashvili with electrotype 200
B288 (P149): 50,000 rials (US$1.80) Purple, brown, green, and orange. Front: Farsi text; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Back: English and Farsi text; map of Persian Gulf area with atomic symbol over Iran. Holographic windowed security thread with demetalized 50000 and stylized sun. Watermark: Ruhollah Khomeini. Printer: (TAKAB). 166 x 79 mm.