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Questions and answers

Why are new banknotes needed?
Can I continue to use the banknotes I have (Series B of the New Shekel) after the new banknotes are issued?

After the new series of banknotes is issued, current series banknotes will still be able to be used during a long transition period of several years, in which current banknotes held by the public could be replaced.

How can I replace the banknotes I have with banknotes of the new series?
Will there be changes in the denominations of the banknotes, their value and worth?
Where can we learn more about the new notes and about the public security features that have been included in them?
Are the new banknotes more accessible than before to persons with impaired vision?
What material are the banknotes made of?
Why is the new NIS 50 banknote green?
How may we distinguish between the new banknote of the NIS 50 denomination and the old banknote of the NIS 20 denomination?
Who are the personages featured on the new banknotes?
How were the persons portrayed on the new banknotes selected?
How was the design of the new banknotes selected?
Is the production cost of the new banknotes higher than that of the current banknotes?
What is the timetable for the releasing the new banknotes into circulation?
When will the rest of the new banknotes be issued?