The profile of the fisherman Both Israeli shekels are purely units of currency and not weight
The new coins were the first to bear the new state's name, and the banknotes had "The Anglo-Palestine Bank Limited" written on them The Israeli pound replaced the and was also pegged to the at par

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From 1955, after the was established and took over the duty of issuing , only the Hebrew name was used.

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The replaced it in 1985
British Pound(GBP) To Israeli Shekel(ILS) Exchange Rates History
The new currency was issued in 1952, and entered circulation on June 9
British Pounds to Israeli New Shekels
A survival wage for an urban household during the Persian period would require at least 22 shekels of income per year
They were apparently first developed on during the mid-4th century BC The denomination and "" all in and ; all surrouned by guilloches
The Palestine pound was equal in value and pegged to the , and divided into 1000 mils The profile of the woman

British Pound(GBP) To Israeli Shekel(ILS) Exchange Rates History

This practice not only applied to Jews living in the , but also to Jews living outside the Land of Israel.

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GBP / ILS Currency Exchange Rate & News
According to Jewish law, whenever a census of the Jewish people was to be conducted, every person that was counted was required to pay the half-Shekel for his atonement
GBP / ILS Currency Exchange Rate & News
Also in 1952, the "Bank Leumi Le-Israel" took over paper money production and issued the same denominations as the Anglo-Palestine Bank except that the 500 mils was replaced by a 500 prutah note
British Pounds to Israeli New Shekels
Silver ingots, some with markings were issued