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Denomination:  1 Lira

Size: 135 x 75 mm.

Dominant Color: Blue.

Obverse: Fisherman carrying fishing gear against a background of a bay; the denomination "One Israeli Pound" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew.

Reverse: Mosaic from the floor of an ancient synagogue at lssafiya on Mt. Carmel; "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.

Watermark: The face of the fisherman.

Security Thread: On the left-hand side of the note.

Color of  Serial Numbering:
Black. - Pick 030a
Red - Pick 030b
Brown - Pick 030c

Governor of the Bank David Horowitz;
Chairman of the Advisory Council J.E. Nebenzahl.

Design: Shamir Brothers, Jacob Zim.

Printer: JEZ (w/o Imprint)

Note Dated: 1958 / 5718

Date of Issue: October 15, 1959.

Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel

Series: 2nd Pound Series

Demonetized: March 31, 1984.

Pick Number: P-030

Note: In the 1966 series (Pick 030c) the security thread on the left was moved to the middle and replaced by a morse code signifying "Bank of Israel". Color of numbering of this series - brown.