2000 Rials Banknote
Color: Onion-skin purple
Size: 151 X 74 mm.
The design on the front side: The portrait of Imam Khomeini
The design on the reverse side: The Holy Kaaba Building in Mecca
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 Technic: Dry Offset
Serial Number: Letterpress printing of serial number with single color fluorescent ink, changes under ultra violet light to golden color.
Microprint: The name of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran "Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran" in Farsi script is in microprint and appears in the two purple rectangles on either side of the front upper side. The text is visible under a magnifying glass.
See-Through: On the lower-left side there is a "See-Through Image" of the denomination (2000) which is completed when the banknote is held up to the light.
Intaglio Printing: This feature can be easily detected by touch in some parts of the Banknote.
Intaglio Sign for the blind: On the lower-left of the front side there are two intaglio dots for the visually handicapped.
Latent Image: When the banknote is tilted horizontally at eye level and held under a light source, the numeral "2000" appears in the dark floral design on the bottom of the front side.