Denomination: 50 New Sheqalim
Size: 138 x 71 mm
Dominant Color: Violet
Design: Portrait of Shmuel Yosef Agnon; picture of Agnon's study and personal library. Text from the acceptance address given by Agnon when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1966.
Latent image: A triangle in the right-hand corner
Sign for the Blind: Three vertical lines in intaglio ink at the top left of the note.
Denomination: In the top right-hand corner in numbers, in Hebrew and with the words "Bank of Israel"; and in the bottom left-hand corner in metallic gold.
Watermark: Portrait of Agnon and a small circle beneath it enclosing the initial of his surname (in Hebrew)Security Thread: Threaded through the paper below the middle of the note
Security Thread: Threaded through the paper below the middle of the note.
Year of Printing: 1998 - beneath the portrait, in the colored strip.
Design: Picture of Agnon's writing stand with his pen and reading glasses. Text lists the titles of sixteen of Agnon's books.
Microtext: To the right of the main text with titles of seventeen of Agnon's books.
Denomination: In numbers with the words "New Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel"; in iridescent ink and in Arabic characters.
Optical Variable Ink: A triangle composed of small squares, with the apex pointing to the right
See-through: A small triangle printed on either side of the note; the two triangles form a precise Star of David
Serial Nmbers: Once in blue and once in black which reflects UV light.
Designers: Naomi and Meir Eshel
Date of Issue: October 31, 1999
Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel
Series: New Sheqel Series 2
Pick Number: P-060