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1000 Sheqalim
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Denomination: 1000 Sheqalim

Size: 138 x 76 mm

Dominant Color: Green

Obverse: Portrait of Maimonides (Rambam); a passage from his manuscript of the "Mishneh Tora" (code of Jewish law); the denomination "One Thousand Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew

Reverse: Stylized view of Tiberias where Maimonides is buried; an ancient candelabrum; the denomination "1000 Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Arabic and English

Watermark: Portrait of Maimonides

Security Thread: In the middle of the note

Look-Through: A triangle on the front merges with a triangle on the back to form a Star of David when held against the light

Sign for the Blind: A triangle in the lower right-hand corner of the front

Color of Numbering: Black

Governor of the Bank Moshe Mandelbau
Chairman of the Advisory Council Avraham Shapira

Design: Zvi Narkiss, assisted by Arie Glazer

Printer: JEZ (w/o Imprint)

Note Dated: 1983 / 5743

Date of Issue:  November 17, 1983

Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel

Series: Sheqel Series

Demonetized: September 4, 1986

Pick Number: P-049

Note: In some of the banknotes (Pick 049a) the word "Harav" in Hebrew is misprinted as "Rarav".(The error was corrected in Pick 049b)