500 Israeli Lirot banknote (David Ben Gurion)

The Bank of Israel issued Israeli Pound banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 500 Israeli Lirot banknote (David Ben Gurion). They are part of the obsolete Israeli Pound banknotes series. The Bank of Israel started issuing these 500 Israeli Pound banknotes in 1975. They were withdrawn from circulation in 1982.

The banknote of I£500 Lirot features the portrait of Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion. In the background is the library at Ben-Gurion’s home, the kibbutz of Sde Boker, in the Negev desert in southern Israel. On the back side of the 500 ILP bill from 1975 is an image of the Golden Gate, the only eastern gate of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.

In 1980 the 500 Israeli Lirot banknote was replaced by a 50 Sheqalim banknote with the same design, following the introduction as the Shekel as Israel’s new currency at a rate of 10 lirot for 1 shekel.

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1 ILP = £0.0004100000

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