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100 New Sheqalim
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Denomination: 100 New Sheqalim

Size: 138 x 76 mm

Dominant Color: Brown

Obverse: Portrait of Itzhak Ben-Zvi; to the right, In nine lines legible under a magnifying glass, the titles of his nine books; a background depicting a group of people representing different ethnic communities in Israel: the denomination "One Hundred New Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew

Reverse: A view of Peki'in village, researched by Ben-Zvi, including the synagogue, a carob tree and a cave; an ancient stone candelabrum, the denomination "100 New Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Arabic and English

Watermark: Portrait of Itzhak Ben-Zvi

Security Thread: In the centre 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 half-circle in the upper right-hand corner on the front

Color of Numbering: Black on the lower part of the note and green on the upper part

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

Design: Zvi Narkiss

Design: JEZ

Note Dated: 1986 / 5746 (Pick 056a)
                    : 1989 / 5749 (Pick 056b)
                    : 1995 / 5755 (Pick 056c)

Date of Issue: August 19, 1986

Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel

Series: New Sheqel Series 1

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

Pick Number: P-056

Note: The series dated 5749-1989 carries the signatures of the Governor Michael Bruno and Chairman of the Advisory Council Shlomo Lorincz