Pick: #42 , The Banknote Book: B304
Armenia. Republic of Armenia. Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia. 1998-1999 Issues. 100 dram type 1998. Intro: November 23, 1998. Design: Ashot Manukyan. Dimensions: 122 x 65 mm. Watermark: Coat of arms pattern. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. Printer: De La Rue, London. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly blue. Description of the front: Frame and background made up of geometric patterns. Portrait of the Armenian astrophysicist Viktor A. Ambartsumian or Hambardzumyan (1908-1996) and representation of the solar system with planets. Prefix and numbering in horizontal and vertical black and red. Texts in Armenian. A combination of signatures with The Chairman, Tigran Sargsyan and the Minister of Finance, Eduard Sandoyan. Description of the back: Texts in Armenian. Frame and background composed of guilloche patterns. View of the Byuraka Observatory and Telescope building on Mount Arakadz. Replacement notes: s/n first digit is 9.