5 Sheqalim Chaim Weizmann

5 Sheqalim (Chaim Weizmann) -  obverse5 Sheqalim (Chaim Weizmann) -  reverse

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Issuer Israel
Issuing bank Bank of Israel
Period State of Israel (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1978
Value 5 Sheqalim (5 ILR)
Currency Old Shekel (1980-1985)
Composition Paper
Size 141 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 09-04-1986
Number N# 202167
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References P# 44
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.


Portrait of Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel; the Wix Library at the Weizmann Institute of Science; the denomination "Five Sheqalim" and "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew.​

חמישה שקלים

בנק ישראל
התשל"ח 1978

5 Sheqalim
Bank of Israel

Engravers: Paul Kor, Adrian Senger


Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem; "Bank of Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.​

בנק ישראל
Bank of Israel
بنك إسرائيل

Engravers: Paul Kor, Adrian Senger


Profile of Ch. Weizmann

5 Sheqalim (Chaim Weizmann) -  obverse

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Sheqel series
(Series V since the establishment of the Bank of Israel)
Jewish and Israeli Personalities
1978 - 1985

Signatures:​ Governor of the Bank Arnon Gafni; Chairman of the Advisory Council David Horowitz.

Watermark: Profile of Chaim Weizmann.​

Color of serial numbering: Black.


Other Information:

Top Left: Portrait of Chaim Weizmann (obverse)
Top Right: Picture of the The Weizmann Institute - Wix Library (obverse)
Bottom: The Damascus Gate entrance to The Old City of Jerusalem (reverse)

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