Azerbaijan 1 Manat 2005 Front: Graphic reflections of Azerbaijani national musical instruments – Tar, Kamancha, and Daf; ancient carpet patterns of Azerbaijan in the background; Back: Maps, representing Azerbaijan’s integration into Europe; Azerbaijan national ornaments; Watermark: fire bud.
Azerbaijan 100 Manat 2005 Front: Buildings from different epochs. Symbol of the Manat currency. Back: Maps, representing Azerbaijan’s integration into Europe. Typical patterns and ornaments from ancient Azerbaijani carpets. Theme: Independent Azerbaijan - Economy and development. Watermark: Symbol of the Manat; Electrotype "100". Main colours: Lilac and purple. Artist: Robert Kalina, Die Oesterreichische Banknoten- und Sicherheitsdruckerei (OeBS), Austria. Engraved by: Robert Kalina.
The Ireland currency redesign concept. The design focuses on famous poets, musical instruments, and illuminated manuscripts that highlight Irish culture. Designed by Joseph Tutalo (http://joetutalo.com)
Azerbaijan 5 Manat 2005 Front: Graphic reflections of Azerbaijani literary personalities, ancient books, letters from the latinized Azeri contemporary alphabet, written excerpt of a National Anthem. Ancient architecture of Azerbaijan in the background. Back: Maps, representing Azerbaijan’s integration into Europe. Azerbaijan’s development history – Gobustan (Qobustan) petroglyphs. Old Turkic (Orkhon-Yenisei) script alphabet.