The Bank of Israel is set to issue the new NIS 200 banknote in the coming few weeks. The Bank of Israel announced today that the blue colored note, bearing the image of the late Israeli poet Nathan Alterman, will enter circulation during December 2015.
The new NIS 200 banknote is the second denomination issued in the new series- following the green NIS 50 banknote The precise date will be announced in the next few days, the Bank of Israel said.
As part of the preparations for issuing the new banknote, the Bank of Israel has asked ATM and other machine operators to complete the calibration of vending machines and banknote counting machines, through software which identifies the NIS 200 banknote of the new series (Series C of the New Shekel).
The Bank of Israel Currency Department said it will publish additional information regarding the new NIS 200 banknote, and the security features it incorporates, shortly.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on November 23, 2015
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