FRONT: On the front you see Abu Ali Hasan Ibn al-Haitham also known as Alhazen to medieval scholars in the West. His most important work is held to be a seven volume series on optics Kitab al-Manazir, in which he gives the first correct explanation of vision, showing that light is reflected from an object into the eye. He is said to have ‘invented’ the camera obscura.
BACK: On the back you see Al-Hadba Minaret, the Great Nurid Mosque which consists of elaborate brickwork at 52 meters high and leans 8 meters off the perpendicular like the Tower of Pisa. This is how it earned its Arabic name, Al-Hadba, meaning ‘the humped’.
You are buying 10 x 10000 Dinar Banknotes = 100,000 Dinars. These are uncirculated notes from a serially numbered bundle and makes a great collectable item for someone who enjoys world currency notes.
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On October 15. 2003, the new Iraqi Dinar Banknote series in the denominations of 50, 250, 1000, 5000, 10000 & 25000 were launched by Central Bank of Iraq. The new banknotes, printed in Britain, boast of the most up-to-date anti-counterfeit features, including watermarks, a security thread, raised letters, an optical variable ink and other variations to thwart counterfeiters. The new currency is one currency for the entire country of Iraq.
THOMAS DE LA RUE COMPANY has officially printed all New Iraqi Dinar banknotes. ALL OUR NEW IRAQI DINAR BANKNOTES HAVE BEEN CHECKED AND CERTIFIED TO BE AUTHENTIC & GENUINE ON THOMAS DE LA RUE MACHINE AND LEGALLY IMPORTED THROUGH U.S. CUSTOMS.
ACCORDING TO IMF COUNTRY INFORMATION ON IRAQ:
"Iraq is estimated to have the world’s second-largest oil reserves, with reserves recently revised upward from 115 to 143 billion barrels, based on new geological surveys. By the 1970s, Iraq’s oil resources had enabled the country to reach middle-income status, with a modern infrastructure, and good education and healthcare systems. Since then, however, Iraq has suffered through three devastating wars, a long period of economic and financial mismanagement, and international sanctions imposed during the 1990s.... Nevertheless, Iraq’s longer-term outlook is strong as domestic and foreign investment in the hydrocarbon sector starts to bear fruit, and oil production and exports are projected to increase considerably in the years ahead."