A wonderful set of 7 Uncirculated banknotes from Iran. They all feature a portrait
of Ayatollah Khomeini who led the Islamic Revolution of 1978 which toppled
the Shah and the Pahlavi Dynasty which had ruled Iran for over 50 years.
Included in the set are the 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000
rials On the backs we find amongst other things, important buildings, a view of
Mohammed’s tomb in Mecca, the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, decorated bowl
and plate and a snow capped mountain. Crisp Uncirculated Bumper Iran. Great Value!!
A quartet of 4 Crisp Uncirculated notes all featuring a portrait of Saddam Hussein, the notorious President of Iraq. The four notes date from the final years of Saddam’s rule and prior to the Second Gulf War.
It was a time of embargoes. Banknotes had to be printed in Iraq and they were necessarily crude affairs because the country lacked access to high-quality security printing. The four values in our set are the 5,10, and 2 varieties of the 250 dinars.