This 1998 Armenian 50 Dram note features Aram Khachaturian (born June 6, 1903 and died May 1, 1978. Aram was a Soviet-Armenian composer whose works were often influenced by Armenian folk music) to the left, and the opera house to the right.
Sometimes I can’t help but wonder what our banknotes and coins would look like without Queen Liz’s face slapped all over them. As it looks like that won’t change anytime soon, I instead look to other countries for monetary inspiration.
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Milka Broukhim, Iran's Currency (12-color ink on archival fine art paper), 1998. “A country’s currency is its business card. My intention is to create a currency system for Iran, which is about 10,000 years old. Each currency carries a theme that emphasizes the richness of the country’s art and architecture as it was influenced by each major government era. It allows for historical documentation as well as visual communication.”