Israeli new sheqel (ILS)

ISO number: 376
ISO text: ILS
Name: Israeli new sheqel

The Israeli New Shekel (Hebrew: שקל חדש‎, Shekel Ḥadash) (sign: ₪; acronym: ש״ח and in English NIS; code: ILS) (also spelled sheqel; pl. shekalim pronounced shkalim – שקלים, Arabic: شيقل جديد, shiqel jadid or شيكل جديد shikel jadid) is the currency of the State of Israel. The shekel is divided into 100 agorot (אגורות) (sing. agora, Hebrew: אגורה). Denominations made in this currency are marked with the shekel sign, ₪.