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Metal shekels and agorae - modern coins of Israel

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • Country code:
  • Israel, Republic
  • Shekel
  • Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
  • of 20 770 sq. km
  • Jewish (state)
  • IL (ISR) 376

Monetary unit of Israel is the shekel which is equal to 100 agorae. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 10 agora, 1/2, 1, 2, 5 and 10 shekels.

In 1985 of denomination coins have been entered into 1, 5 and 10 agora, 1/2 and 1 shekel. In 1990 there has been begun production of coins in 5 shekels, and in 1995 - stamping 10-shekelevyh coins has begun. Production of coins in 1 agora has been terminated, and on April, 1st, 1991 they have been withdrawn from circulation. The coin in 2 shekels has been entered into the circulation on December, 9th, 2007. And a coin in 5 agora, manufactured till 2006, was it is excluded from the circulation on January, 1st, 2008.

Nominal value: 10 agora
Stamping: 1985
the Material: a Copper-nickel-aluminium alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 10 agora of Israel the Reverse 10 agora of Israel
Nominal value: 1/2 shekels
Stamping: 1985
the Material: a Copper-nickel-aluminium alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 1/2 shekels of Israel the Reverse 1/2 shekels of Israel
Nominal value: 2 shekels
Stamping: 2007
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 shekels of Israel the Reverse 2 shekels of Israel

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