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Iran: Transition periode (1979-1980)

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[Iranian flag]by Martin Grieve

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National flag and civil ensign

According to Smith (1980) [smi80], " the Revolution which swept Iran in 1979 made no alteration in the national flag and arms up to the time of writing (April 1979)."

Ivan Sache, 16 October 1999

State emblem

[Iranian State emblem]by Martin Grieve

Similar to the pre-1979 emblem. I guess that the Imperial crown was dropped after the Shah was overthrown.

Ivan Sache, 20 August 2002

Source: Smith (1980) [smi80]