The New shekel
The new shekel is the monetary unit of Israel and together with the Jordanian dinar, it is also the Palestinian National Authority. It is divided into 100 agorot.
The new shekel was adopted in 1985, replacing the shekel, at the rate of 1000 old shekels for each unit of the new currency.
We currently find coins of 5 and 10 agorot as a fraction and ½, 1, 2, 5, 10 new shekel.
As for the tickets, the current values are 20, 50, 100 and 200 new.
Date of issue:
Bank of Israel
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