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Obverse

 

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

Signatures:
Governor of the Bank of Israel : Professor Jacob Frenkel
Chairman of the Advisory Council Rabbi Shlomo Lorincz

Year of Printing: 1998 - beneath the portrait, in the colored strip

Reverse

 

 

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