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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
I > IRAN (Iranian paper money)
Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P100a2 TBB B230b   20 rials (1974-79) UNC $ 4.50
20 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1974-79)Type VIII portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right. No watermark.Shepherd & ram. Kuhrang Dam. No security thread. Printer: TDLR. Signatures:Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari.

P100a2 TBB B230b 20 rials (1974-79) UNC $ 4.50

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Type VIII portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right. No watermark.Shepherd & ram. Kuhrang Dam. No security thread. Printer: TDLR. Signatures:Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P102a TBB B232a   100 rials (1974-79) UNC $ 11.00
100 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1974-79)Type VIII portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Yellow security thread. Pahlavi museum on back. Signatures:Yousef Khosh Kish & Mohammad Yeganeh.

P102a TBB B232a 100 rials (1974-79) UNC $ 11.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Type VIII portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Yellow security thread. Pahlavi museum on back. Signatures:Yousef Khosh Kish & Mohammad Yeganeh.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P110a TBB B241b   20 rials (1978) UNC $ 26.00
20 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1978)Arabesque design overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi on P100a. No security thread, no watermark. Signatures: Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari. Kuhrang Dam. Printer: TDLR. Normal longer Farsi denomation.

P110a TBB B241b 20 rials (1978) UNC $ 26.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Arabesque design overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi on P100a. No security thread, no watermark. Signatures: Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari. Kuhrang Dam. Printer: TDLR. Normal longer Farsi denomation.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P111a TBB B242a1   50 rials (1978) UNC $ 12.00
50 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1978)Arabesque design black overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Signatures: Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari. Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Solid yellow security thread. Printer: TDLR. Tomb of Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae.

P111a TBB B242a1 50 rials (1978) UNC $ 12.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Arabesque design black overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Signatures: Hassan Ali Mehran & Hooshang Ansari. Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Solid yellow security thread. Printer: TDLR. Tomb of Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P112b TBB B243a2   100 rials (1978) EF $ 17.50
100 Iranian Rials banknote extremely fine (1978)Arabesque design maroon overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Solid black security thread. Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Solid black security thread. Printer: TDLR. Pahlavi Museum building in Tehran. Flowers.

P112b TBB B243a2 100 rials (1978) EF $ 17.50

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Arabesque design maroon overprint over portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Solid black security thread. Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi . Solid black security thread. Printer: TDLR. Pahlavi Museum building in Tehran. Flowers.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P118b TBB B251b   100 rials (1978) UNC $ 8.50
100 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1978)Black overprint D on Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Signatures:Yousef Khosh Kish & Mohammad Yeganeh. Flowers. Solid black security thread. Pahlavi Museum in Tehran.Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Printer: TDLR.

P118b TBB B251b 100 rials (1978) UNC $ 8.50

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Black overprint D on Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Signatures:Yousef Khosh Kish & Mohammad Yeganeh. Flowers. Solid black security thread. Pahlavi Museum in Tehran.Watermark: Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. Printer: TDLR.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P90 TBB B221a   50 rials (1971) UNC $ 8.50
50 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1971)Portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Kuhrang Dam on back. Solid yellow security thread. Printer: H&S. Signatures: Abdol Ali Jahanshahi & Jamshid Amoozgar.

P90 TBB B221a 50 rials (1971) UNC $ 8.50

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Portrait of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Kuhrang Dam on back. Solid yellow security thread. Printer: H&S. Signatures: Abdol Ali Jahanshahi & Jamshid Amoozgar.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P93c TBB B224c   500 rials (1971-73) UNC $ 101.00
500 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1971-73)Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Winged bulls from Marlik. Like P88 but with a light panel. Printer: H & S.Solid yellow security thread. Signatures: Abdol Ali Jahanshahi & Jamshid Amoozgar.

P93c TBB B224c 500 rials (1971-73) UNC $ 101.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi at right and as watermark. Winged bulls from Marlik. Like P88 but with a light panel. Printer: H & S.Solid yellow security thread. Signatures: Abdol Ali Jahanshahi & Jamshid Amoozgar.

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Life Membership No. 164
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