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Bank of Israel published new banknotes of 20 and 100 sheqalim

Bank Israel published the technical details of the new banknotes of 20 and 100 sheqalim

Size: 129mm x 71mm
Dominant color:​ Red
                                                                                               Front
Design:​ A portrait of Rachel the Poetess against a background of palm tree fronds.
The transparent portrait: A watermark image of the portrait of Rachel the Poetess with the denomination next to it.
The denomination: Large, dark digits printed in raised ink against a light background on the lower left side.

Light digits printed on dark background on the upper right-hand corner.

The glittering stripe: A transparent and glittering stripe is incorporated into the banknote, next to the portrait.
The golden book: An artistic reflective element in the shape of an “open golden book” changes its color from gold to green. Simultaneously, it is possible to see a horizontal bar moving up and down the “book” when the banknote is tilted.
Features for the blind:​ A pair of lines at the bottom margins of the banknote—on the left and right sides—which can be felt with fingers.
The perforated numerals: Tiny holes forming the shape of the banknote’s denomination (20) are perforated at the top part of the banknote design.
The see-through “Menorah”: Components of a menorah symbol with seven branches are printed on either side of the banknote. They combine to form a complete “Menorah”, which is visible when the note is held up to the light.
Microtext and micronumbers: The words: “Bank of Israel” in Hebrew, the denomination in microprinting, and Rachel the Poetess’s poem “Kineret” are integrated into the banknote design.
                                                                                                Back
Design A classic view of the Lake Kineret shoreline. Inspired by the poem “Kineret”. Also lines from Rachel the Poetess’s poem “Kineret” and lines from her poem “And Perhaps It Never Happened…”
Microtext and micronumbers: The words “Bank of Israel” in Hebrew and the denomination in microprinting are integrated into the banknote design.
The denomination Large, dark digits printed in raised ink, against a light background, on the upper left side; in addition, the words “Bank of Israel” and “New Shekels” in Arabic.

Large, dark digits printed in raised ink, against a light background, on the lower right side; in addition, the words “Bank of Israel” and “New Shekels” in English.

Window thread:​ A red-hued security thread is “embedded” in the banknote, with the portrait and the denomination revealed in three “windows”.
The latent image: The nominal value printed in clear and raised ink, on the bottom left corner of the banknote.
Serial numbers:​ Once in brown, and once in black which glows under ultraviolet light.
Designer:​ Ms. Osnat Eshel
Date of Issue:​ 2017

Size: 143mm x 71mm
Dominant color:​ Orange
                                                                                                Front
Design:​ A portrait of Leah Goldberg against a background of almond tree blossoms
The transparent portrait: A watermark image of the portrait of Leah Goldberg with the denomination next to it.
The denomination: Large, dark digits printed in raised ink against a light background on the lower left side.

Light digits printed on dark background on the upper right-hand corner.

The glittering stripe: A transparent and glittering stripe is incorporated into the banknote, next to the portrait.
The golden book: An artistic reflective element in the shape of an “open golden book” changes its color from gold to green. Simultaneously, it is possible to see a horizontal bar moving up and down the “book” when the banknote is tilted.
Features for the blind:​ Three pairs of lines at the bottom margins of the banknote—on the left and right sides—which can be felt with fingers.
The perforated numerals: Tiny holes forming the shape of the banknote’s denomination (100) are perforated at the top part of the banknote design.
The see-through “Menorah”: Components of a menorah symbol with seven branches are printed on either side of the banknote. They combine to form a complete “Menorah”, which is visible when the note is held up to the light.
Microtext and micronumbers: The words: “Bank of Israel” in Hebrew, the denomination in microprinting, and Leah Goldberg’s poem “In my Beloved Land, the Almond Tree Blossoms” are integrated into the banknote design.
                                                                                                   Back
Design A group of deer—the inspiration for the poem “What the does do”
Microtext and micronumbers: The words “Bank of Israel” in Hebrew and the denomination in microprinting are integrated into the banknote design.
The denomination Large, dark digits printed in raised ink, against a light background, on the upper left side; in addition, the words “Bank of Israel” and “New Shekels” in Arabic.

Large, dark digits printed in raised ink, against a light background, on the lower right side; in addition, the words “Bank of Israel” and “New Shekels” in English.

Window thread:​ A golden-hued security thread is “embedded” in the banknote, with the portrait and the denomination revealed in three “windows”.
The latent image: The nominal value printed in clear and raised ink, on the bottom left corner of the banknote.
Serial numbers:​ Once in green, and once in black which glows under ultraviolet light.
Designer:​ Ms. Osnat Eshel
Date of Issue:​ 2017

 

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