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Banknotes of Reza Shah Pahlavi era
 Third issue (cont.) 

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     Although banknotes of the third issue are the fifth generation of banknotes in Iran, but they can be considered as the first generation of modern paper moneys, as the same style was used for many years. Banknotes of these series were in circulation until 1942 even after the resignation of Shah Reza Pahlavi.
     On the lower border of the front side of these banknotes there is a script box that contains a warning which explains that those who might misuse the banknote or fake it, will be sentenced to jail up to 10 years. This is somehow the first written copyright law in Iran


100 Rials

From the fourth series of the third issue.

Obverse: Portrait of Shah Reza Pahlavi on the right and his profile in the watermark area on the left. The image below the central building of the National Bank of Iran.  Date: March 1938.

Reverse: Shipping in the Caspian sea, National emblem of the Lion & Sun and the bas-reliefs of Persepolis. Value of the banknote in gold coin is noted as 1 Pahlavi. 

 


500 Rials

From the seventh series of the third issue.

Obverse: Portrait of Shah Reza Pahlavi on the right and his profile in the watermark area on the left. The national emblem of the Lion & sun in the middle and to Imperial archaemedian gurads on the sides. Five Pahlavi.  Date: March 1938.

Reverse: Mausoleum of Cyrus the great in Pasargad. 


1000 Rials

From the third series of the third issue.

Front: Portrait of Shah Reza Pahlavi on the right and his profile in the watermark area on the left. The image below the name of the bank is the emblem of the National Bank of Iran. The value of the banknote in gold coin is noted below the date as 10 Pahlavi. Date: March 1937.

Back: A scene of the mount Damavand. Note that unlike previous issues, all the scripts on the backside are in Farsi.


10000 Rials

Never released.

Front: Bust of Shah Reza Pahlavi in the middle and his profile in the watermark area on the right. The image on the right side is the Apadana palace in persepolis and the Ali-Ghapoo Palace in Isfahan is on the left.. The value of the banknote in gold coin is noted below the portrait as 100 Pahlavi. Date: March 1936.

Back: Allah Verdikhan bridge in Isfahan and the emblem of the Lion & Sun.


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