We offer a pair of 20 new shequalim notes issued by Israel, one printed on paper and one on polymer plastic (P59/64) The follow an almost identical design.
Printed in vertical format the front features a portrait of Moshe Sharett, a flag raising ceremony at the UN, a Star of David and text from a speech made by Sharett. The back shows the Tower & Stockade settlement and members of
the Jewish Brigade during World War II. Available separately or as a pair.
Israel’s first plastic note was issued in 2008 to mark
the 60th founding of the State of Israel. (P64)
Printed in vertical format, the front features a portrait
of Moshe Sharrett, Israel’s 2nd Prime Minister who was prominent in negotiations with
the British which led to the creation of the State of Israel. The background recalls the ceremony
of the raising of the Israeli flag at the UN building in 1949 and an extract from
the speech Sharrett delivered on that occasion. The back illustrates Jewish Brigade volunteers,
a look out tower and text from a radio address by Sharrett.
Printed in polymer plastic.