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Iranian rial

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  • Iran, Islamic Republic
  • Iranian rial
  • Teheran
  • of 1 648 000 sq. km
  • Persian (state), Turkic (state), etc.
  • IR (IRN) 364

The native currency of a monetary system of Iran is the Iranian rial which is equated to 100 Iranian dinars. The first issue of the this currency is necessary for 1932 Up until that time there were some rates of exchange. As a result of an economic crisis 1994-1995 have been undertaken actions on an establishment of a uniform rate, however definitively it was generated only in 2002-2003 Now state currency manufactured by Central bank of Islamic Republic Iran.

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In colloquial lexicon the local population conducts often count of money in "fogs" which are equal to 10 rials. The this term is not used in qualifications and any written and official documents.

In country monetary circulation till now there are the denominations which issue falls into 1980 In a universal turn-over notes of denomination of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 and 100000 rials participate. The large part from them contains an ornament, the plotting of buildings and a portrait of Ayatollah Khomeini. So, on an obverse turn-over of a denomination of denomination in 2000 rials in the size 151 x 74 mm the portrait of Ayatollah Khomeini is seated. On the back there is a plotting of Kaaby in the Sacred mosque in Mecca. The denomination is protected by a watermark in the form of a portrait of Ayatollah Khomeini. The protective diving thread with the microtext in Farsi language is on the left side from the denomination center. Dominating colours - pastel pink, yellow and light green.

The note of 2004 in nominal value of 20 000 rials is a denomination of the highest dignity in a series. On an obverse turn-over of a denomination there is a portrait of Ayatollah Khomeini. On other party the area of the Imam in Isfahan is represented. The denomination has a protective watermark in the form of a portrait of imam Khomeini. The metallized diving protective thread with retried geometrical drawing is on the left side.

Face side of 20000 rials of Iran
the Back of 20000 rials of Iran

The Note of 100000 rials is entered into the circulation Central bank of Islamic Republic Iran in 2010. It is executed mainly in green tones. On face side there is a plotting of Ayatollah Khomeini, the spiritual leader of Islamic revolution of 1979, on turnaround the parties the mausoleum of Persian poet Saadi (1184-1291) in Shiraz. The size of a denomination - 166 x 79 mm.

Face side of 100000 rials of Iran
the Back of 100000 rials of Iran

It is updated 04.2012


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