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50000 Rials



50,000 Rials Banknote

Color: Ochre
Size: 166 X 79 mm
The design on the front side: The portrait of Imam Khomeini
The design on the reverse side: The Map of The Islamic Republic of Iran and the text of "Persian Gulf" in English script.

Paper Specifications:

Watermark: The three dimensional watermark 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: The note has a windowed holographic security thread with 2.5 mm width, showing the logo of The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The color of this thread varies with a slight change of light angle; meanwhile the invisible English text of "50000" within the thread is recognizable when light reflects from back side of the paper.
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.
Microprint: The text of "50000 FIFTY THOUSAND RIALS" is in negative and positive microprint and appears in the top and bottom of the upper and lower front borders and in the left side of the map design on the reverse side. Also the top and bottom of lower border on the reverse side of the note contains microprint of the numeral "50000" which changes from left to right in thickness, from thin to thick lines. The texts are visible under a magnifying glass.
See-Through: On the lower-left side there is a "See-Through Image" of the denomination (50000) 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 three intaglio dots inside border lines, for the visually handicapped.
Latent Image: When the banknote is tilted horizontally at eye level and held under a light source, the numeral "50000" appears vertically on the right dark green floral design near the portrait and the text "FIFTY THOUSAND RIALS" on the lower dark green border of the front side.