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Kingdom | Islamic Republic 1981-1993 | 2004-2015

 

 

1,000 Rials, (1981)

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Front: Imam Reza shrine in Mashad

Back: Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz

 

Tomb of Hafez

Tomb of Hafez

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5,000 Rials, (1981)

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Front: Imam Reza shrine in Mashad

Back: Oil refinery in Tehran

 

10,000 Rials, (1981)

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Front: Imam Reza shrine in Mashad

Back: The First Iranian Parliament building in Tehran, used 1906-1979

 

The First Iranian Parliament building

The First Iranian Parliament building

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10,000 Rials, (1981)

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Front: Mullahs leading marchers carrying posters of Ayatollah Khomeini

Back: Imam Reza shrine in Mashad

 

Imam Reza shrine

Imam Reza shrine

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200 Rials, (1982)

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Front: Mosque

Back: Farmers and farm tractor

 

500 Rials, (1982)

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Front: Feyzieh Madressa Seminary at bottom left, large prayer gathering at center

Back: Tehran University

 

1000 Rials, (1982)

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Front: Feyzieh Madressa Seminary

Back: Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

 

100 Rials, (1985)

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Front: Seyyed Hassan Modarres (1870-1937), an Iranian Twelver Shi'a cleric and a notable supporter of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution

Ruhollah Khomeini, who later became the Supreme Leader of Iran after the Iranian Revolution, was among Modarres's students.

Back: The Second Iranian Parliament building in Tehran, used 1980-2004

 

The Second Iranian Parliament building

The Second Iranian Parliament building

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2000 Rials, (1986)

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Front: Revolutionists at mosque

Back: Kaaba in Mecca

 

Kkaaba

Kkaaba

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1000 Rials, (1992)

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Front: Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Khomeini (1900-1989), spiritual leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution

Back: Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

 

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock

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5000 Rials, (1993)

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Front: Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Khomeini (1900-1989), spiritual leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution

Back: Flowers and birds

 

10,000 Rials, (1992)

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Front: Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Khomeini (1900-1989), spiritual leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution

Back: Mount Damavand in Mazandaran

Mount Damavand, a potentially active volcano, is the highest peak in Iran.

 

Mount Damavand

Mount Damavand

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Iran, located between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf in southwestern Asia, was Kingdom of Persia until 1931 when it was renamed the Kingdom of Iran. Became an Islamic Republic in 1979. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Iran.

 

 

 

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