1993 | 1998-2012



25 Dram, 1993

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Front: Tablet with writing; frieze from Erebuni castle

Back: Arched ornament


50 Dram, 1993

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Front: State Museum of History and National Gallery in Yerevan

The National Gallery of Armenia is one of the biggest museums of the Republic of Armenia, locate in its capital, Yerevan.

Back: Paliament building in Yerevan

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National Gallery

National Gallery

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Paliament building

Paliament building

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100 Dram, 1993

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Front: Zvartnots Cathedral

Zvartnots Cathedral was built by order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 641-653. Now in ruins, it is located at the edge of the city of Etchmiadzin in Armenia's Armavir Province.

Back: Armenian Opera Theater in Yerevan

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Armenian Opera Theater

Armenian Opera Theater

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200 Dram, 1993

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Front: St. Hripsime Church in Echmiadzin

The church was erected by Catholicos Komitas atop the original mausoleum built by Catholicos Sahak the Great in 395 AD that contained the remains of the martyred Saint Hripsimé to whom the church was dedicated. The structure was completed in 618 AD.

Back: Fancy design

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St. Hripsime Church in Echmiadzin

St. Hripsime Church in Echmiadzin

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Armenia, bounded by Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran, was Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic of the U.S.S.R. Became independent in 1991. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Armenia.




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