Currency of Turkmenistan 1000 Manat banknote 2005 Turkmenbashi, President Saparmurat Niyazov
Central Bank of Turkmenistan - Türkmenistanyň Merkezi Banky
Obverse: Portrait of the late Turkmenistan president Saparmurat Niyazov and his signature (19 February 1940 – 21 December 2006) "Turkmenbashi" 1st President of Turkmenistan who served as the leader of Turkmenistan from 1985 until his death in 2006. At center: The State Emblem of Turkmenistan with realistic image of the horse (Yanardag with white spots on its legs) at center.
Reverse: Oguzkhan Palace (Turkmen: Oguz han köşk, Огуз хан көшк) is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Turkmenistan, located in the capital city of Ashgabat in Turkmenistan. Five-headed eagle with a two-headed snake in its claws (detail of Presidential Standard of Turkmenistan) at upper left.
Watermark: A portrait of the former President Saparmurat Niazov "Turkmenbashi" and his signature.
Size: 156 x 78 mm.
Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, England.