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Fractional Currency

In the first years of the state there was a shortage of coins, and so the Finance Ministry decided to issue fractional currency to meet the need for small change.
This was the mil and the pruta series, both issued in 1952.
  • Dimensions
    80 X 48 mm.
  • Designer
    Otte Wallish.
  • Date
    1948
  • Issue date
    October, 1948.
  • Cancellation date
    February 22, 1980.​
  • Color
    Red.

Front:

Mosaic from the floor of an ancient synagogue in Beit-Alpha; the denomination "Fifty Mils" and "Israel" in Hebrew and Arabic.

Front:

Back:

Mosaic from the floor of an ancient synagogue in Beit-Alpha; the denomination "50".

Back:

Colour of numbering:

Black.

Colour of numbering:

Signatures:

Minister of Finance E. Kaplan.

Signatures:
  • Dimensions
    80 X 48 mm.
  • Designer
    Otte Wallish.
  • Date
    1948
  • Issue date
    October, 1948.
  • Cancellation date
    February 22, 1980.​
  • Color
    Green.
  • Dimensions
    70 X 42 mm.
  • Designer
    I. David.
  • Date
    1952
  • Issue date
    March-July, 1952.
  • Cancellation date
    February 22, 1980.​
  • Color
    Red or blue.
  • Dimensions
    70 X 42 mm.
  • Designer
    I. David.
  • Date
  • Issue date
    March-July, 1952.
  • Cancellation date
    February 22, 1980.​
  • Color
    Green or blue.
  • Dimensions
    100 X 55 mm.​
  • Designer
    Shamir Brothers.​
  • Date
  • Issue date
    December 10, 1953.​
  • Cancellation date
    February 22, 1980.​
  • Color
    Green or blue.
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