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26 April 2006 [08:50] - Today.Az
New 50 and 100 manat banknotes have been mobilized in the country from Tuesday.
As APA was told by the head of the press-service of the National Bank of Azerbaijan (NBA) Kamran Nezirli, 50 manat banknote has been printed on white paper with the size of 148 x 70mm. The front side of the banknote features the example of future – stairs representing rising and development, the sun as the symber of power and light, chemical and mathematical symbols representing science. The back side of the banknote features maps, representing Azerbaijan's integration into Europe, and ornaments of ancient Azeri carpets.
As coming to 100 manat banknote, the banknote has been printed on white paper with the size of 155 x 70mm. The front side of the banknote features development from ancient times to present through architectural symbols, as well as symbols of Azerbaijan manat and economic development.
Both banknotes have the hidden number of the nominal, the number and design of the nominal visible at light (watermark), "MANAT" visible at light, magical number (from green to dark red), special precise lines, raised nominal, holographic nominal, and elements visible at UV light. The backside of the banknotes has the metal thread, magical lines, and UV elements.