1 Lira

1 Lira -  obverse1 Lira -  reverse

© Joseph Kunnappally

Features

Issuer Israel
Period State of Israel (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 5727-5740 (1967-1980)
Calendar Hebrew
Value 1 Lira (1 ILP)
Currency Pound (1960-1980)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9 g
Diameter 27.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 03-31-1984
Number N# 1726
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 47.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
KM# 47.2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
KM# 47.3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Three stylized grenadine fruits, state emblem (menorah flanked by olive branches)

Lettering:
ישראל
ישראל
ISRAEL اسرائيل

Translation:
Israel
Israel
Israel Israel

Engravers: Rothschild, Lippman

Reverse

Value, 2 stars (image from early coins at about 103 B.C. Alexander Jannaeus)

Lettering:
1
לירה
ישראלית
אחת
תשל"א

Translation:
1
Lirah
Israeli
One
the date (in this case, 5731)

Engraver: Z. Narkiss

Edge

Alternating segments: five smooth, five milled

1 Lira -  obverse

Mint

Jerusalem, Israel

Comments

Some mintages show a small "Star of David" = Set Issues.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
5727 (1967)  3 830 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.28 $ 0.65 $ 1.06 15% תשכ"ז
5728 (1968)  3 982 000 $ 0.20 $ 0.30 $ 0.47 $ 0.70 $ 0.90 13% תשכ״ח
5729 (1969)  12 484 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.45 $ 0.48 $ 0.35 $ 0.79 26% תשכ"ט
5730 (1970)  4 794 000 $ 0.29 $ 0.27 $ 0.12 $ 1.03 14% תש"ל
5731 (1971)  2 993 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.35 $ 0.65 12% תשל"א
5731 (1971) ✡ 125 921 $ 1.06 1.9% תשל"א (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5732 (1972)  2 489 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.35 $ 0.26 9% תשל"ב
5732 (1972) ✡ 68 513 $ 2.01 1.5% תשל"ב (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5733 (1973)  10 265 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.58 $ 0.24 $ 0.74 19% תשל"ג
5734 (1974)  6 287 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.47 $ 0.26 18% תשל"ד
5734 (1974) ✡ 92 868 $ 2.03 2% תשל"ד (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5735 (1975)  13 225 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.27 $ 0.40 $ 0.91 24% תשל"ה
5735 (1975) ✡ 61 686 $ 0.95 1.7% תשל"ה (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5736 (1976)  4 268 000 $ 1.70 $ 0.93 8% תשל"ו
5736 (1976) ✡ 64 654 $ 1.00 1.4% תשל"ו (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5737 (1977)  11 129 000 $ 0.36 $ 0.23 $ 0.37 $ 0.50 15% תשל"ז
5737 (1977) ✡ 37 208 $ 2.01 1.5% תשל"ז (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5738 (1978)  61 752 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.35 $ 0.35 $ 0.48 $ 0.24 $ 1.00 29% תשל"ח
5738 (1978) ✡ 57 072 $ 1.16 1.8% תשל"ח (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5739 (1979)  34 815 000 $ 0.20 $ 0.35 $ 0.49 $ 0.50 $ 0.58 $ 0.73 20% תשל״ט
5739 (1979)  58 433 0.8% תשל״ט (In sets only; KM#47.3)
5739 (1979) ✡ 31 590 $ 3.49 1.6% תשל״ט (In sets only; KM#47.2)
5740 (1980)  10 840 000 3% תש״ם (Most issues melted down before circulation)

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