Azerbaijan 100 Manat 2005

2019-03-07 Thu

Azerbaijan, the nation and former Soviet republic, is bounded by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, which span Asia and Europe. Its capital, Baku, is famed for its medieval walled Inner City. Within the Inner City lies the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a royal retreat dating to the 15th century, and the centuries-old stone Maiden Tower, which dominates the city skyline.

The Manat is the currency of Azerbaijan which is subdivided into 100 qepik. Today we are discussing a 100 Manat banknote issued in the year 2005.

The obverse has buildings from different epochs the symbols of the Manat currency. The reverse has maps, representing Azerbaijan’s integration into Europe. Typical patterns and ornaments from ancient Azerbaijani carpets.

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