Denomination: 100 New Sheqalim
Size: 138 x 71 mm
Dominant Color: Brown
Design: Portrait of Itzhak Ben-Zvi; picture of the interior of the wooden structure which served as the President's residence; text from the speech given by Ben-Zvi at the first assembly of the Yemenite community held at his residence in 1953
Latent image: A triangle in the right-hand corner
Sign for the Blind: One horizontal line 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
Ben-Zvi 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
Year of Printing: 1998 - beneath the portrait, in the colored strip
Design: Picture of synagogue in the Galilee village of Peki'in, and a view of Peki'in; text from Ben-Zvi's speech at the inauguration for his second term.
Microtext: To the right of the main text with titles of nine books written by Ben-Zvi.
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 Numbers: Once in orange and once in black which reflects UV light.
Designers: Naomi and Meir Eshel
Date of Issue: January 3, 1999
Issuing Bank: Bank of Israel
Series: New Sheqel Series 2
Pick Number: P-061