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1 New Sheqalim
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Denomination:  1 New Sheqel

Size: 138 x 76 mm.

Dominant Color: Green

Front: Portrait of Maimonides (Rambam); a passage from his manuscript of the "Mishneh Tora" (code of Jewish law); the denomination "One New Sheqel" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew.

Back: Stylized view of Tiberias where Maimonides is buried; an ancient candelabrum; the denomination "1 New Sheqel" 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 Mandelbaurn
Chairman of the Advisory Council Avraham Shapira.

Design: Zvi Narkiss assisted by Arie Glazer

Printer: JEZ (w/o Imprint)

Note Dated: 1986 / 5746

Date of Issue: May 8, 1986

Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel

Series: New Sheqel Series 1

Demonetized: 1 July 2000 (Redeemable until 31 December 2005)

Pick Number: P-051A