2½ Qirsh

2½ Qirsh -  obverse2½ Qirsh -  reverse

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Features

Location British Palestine (Israel)
Type Fantasy items › Fantasy currency
Year 1431 (2010)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 2 1/2 Qirsh (0.025)
Currency Fantasy issues - Palestine
Composition Nickel plated brass
Weight 3.9 g
Size 22 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 10787
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References X# 5
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

"State of Palestine" written in Arabic on the top. Palestine emblem in center. One star on each side. "Palestine" written below with dates on each side

Lettering:
دولة فلسطين
★ 2010 ★ PALESTINE ★ ١٤٣١ ★

Translation:
State of Palestine
★ 2010 ★ PALESTINE ★ 1431 ★

Engraver: Joseph E. Lang

Reverse

Marsh Sandpiper with denomination in Arabic, initials of the designer "JL" at the left, and "Essai" in Arabic at the top.
JL = Joseph E. Lang

Lettering:
نموذج
JL
١/٢ ٢
قرشان و نصف

Translation:
Essai
JL
2½ Qirsh

Engraver: Joseph E. Lang

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Osborne Coinage, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1835)

Comments

Mint: Osborne Coinage, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

The Marsh Sandpiper (tringa stagnatilis) is a seasonal migratory bird that resides in the Holy Land during the winter, mainly in the northern valleys.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1431 (2010)  10 000 $ 2.24

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