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500 Rials



500 Rials Banknote

Color: Gray-Green
Size: 142 X 71 mm.
The design on the front side: The Friday Prayers
The design on the reverse side: The main gate of the University of Tehran

Paper Specifications:

Watermark: The portrait of Imam Khomeini in the left part of the banknote is embedded in the paste of paper. When the Banknote is held up to the light, the image can be seen from both sides.
Security Thread: A 1 mm wide polyester thread, with the microprint of the name of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran "Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran" in Farsi script is embedded in the paper. When viewed under ultra violet light, this thread is seen in blue, yellow and red colors.
Paper: 100% cotton
Invisible Fluorescent Fibers: Fluorescent colored fibers in green, blue, red and yellow embedded in the paste of paper become visible under ultra violet light on the obverse and reverse sides.

Printing Specifications:

Printing Technic: Dry Offset
Serial Number: Letterpress printing of serial number with single color fluorescent ink, changes under ultra violet light to golden color.
See-Through: On the left side of the Watermark is a "See-Through Image". When the Banknote is held up to the light, the partial image of a flower and bird on the front completes perfectly that on the reverse side.
Intaglio Printing: This feature can be easily detected by touch in some parts of the Banknote.