Iran Money Museum
As being the first specialized and permanent treasury museum of coins, banknotes, and other securities, the Money Museum holds 1,400 coins, 750 banknotes, and 200 securities. Also, some other objects other than coins and banknotes are shown in the area of 700 sq.m. , in which different sections are available such as “Before the Emergence of Money”, “the History of Coins”, and “the History of Banknotes”. The primary Iranian coins are exhibited from Achaemenids, Satraps, and the rulers with the pictures of carriages, ships and etc.
Coins are shown from Alexander the Great; Seleucid, Parthian, and Sassanid among the treasury in which represents the art and history through the lines and pictures carved on the coins. Islamic coins are shown in an important part of the museum. In addition, Coins from the Ommayad, Abbasids, Ghaznavid, Seljuq Dynasty, etc. demonstrate the emergence of Islam in Iran. Other coins include LIDY (the smallest and oldest coin) dating back to 514 B.C., Bahram II and his family, Boran (Sasanian Queen), golden coins, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar banknotes worth 1,000 tomans are available in the museum.