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10 New Sheqalim
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Denomination: 10 New Sheqalim

Size: 138 x 76 mm.

Dominant Color: Orange

Obverse: Portrait of Golda Meir; a stylized tree with intertwining branches against a background of seven- branched candelabra and the words "Let my people go" in microprint; the denomination "Ten New Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew.

Revere: Picture of Golda Meir among a gathering of Russian Jews in front of the Moscow synagogue; the words "Let my people go" in the background in large and tiny letters; the denomination "10 New Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Arabic and English

Watermark: Portrait of Golda Meir

Security Thread: In the middle of the note

Look-Through: A four-branched candelabrum on the front merges with a three-branched candelabrum on the back to form a seven-branched candelabrum when held against the light

Sign for the Blind: A rhombus in the upper right-hand corner of the front

Color of Numbering: Black

Governor of the Bank:
     Series A, Moshe Mandelbaum
     Series B, Michael Bruno
     Series C, Jacob Frenkel
Chairman of the Advisory Council:
     Series A, Avraham Shapira
    Series B, Shlomo Lorincz.
    Series B, Shlomo Lorincz.

Design: Asher Kalderon

Printer: JEZ

Note Dated: 1985 / 5745 (Pick 053a)
                    : 1987 / 5747 (Pick 053b)
                    : 1992 / 5747 (Pick 053c)

Date Issued: September 4, 1985

Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel

Series: New Sheqel Series 1

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

Pick Number: P-053