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5 New Sheqalim (Levi Eshkol)

Coin 5 New Sheqalim (Levi Eshkol) Israel obverse
Coin 5 New Sheqalim (Levi Eshkol) Israel reverse

General information

Name 5 New Sheqalim (Levi Eshkol)
Country Israel
Issuer Israel
Period Israel – New Shekel / Sheqel (1986-date)
Face value 5 New Sheqalim
Issue period 5750
Commemorative reason Levi Eshkol
In circulation? Yes

Technical information

Item type coin
Subtype commemorative coin
Material Copper-Nickel
Weight 8.2 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness -
Format Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Alignment ↑↑


Levi Eshkol (25 October 1895 – 26 February 1969) served as the third Prime Minister of Israel from 1963 until his death from a heart attack in 1969. He was the first Israeli Prime Minister to die in office.

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