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10 Mils

Features

Country British Palestine
(Israel)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1943
Value 10 Mils (0.010 PSP)
Currency Palestine pound (1927-1952)
Composition Bronze
Weight 6.47 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1952
References KM# 4a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 4a,
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Aharoni# 4
NUMISMATICA Catalog Coins, Banknotes Medals, Stamps Tokens, Payment methods Pins & Biblical Coins (No. 19) 2015 For Collectors
by Eli Aharoni
(Eli Aharoni )

Obverse

Central hole, encircled by a stylized olive wreath surrounded by Palestine in Hebrew, English and Arabic with date in English above and Arabic below the hole

Lettering:
(פלשתינה(א"י • PALESTINE • فلسطين
1943
١٩٤٣

Reverse

Value in Hebrew, English and Arabic around a central hole

Lettering:
10 MILS
١٠ ملات
מילים

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This 10 mils coin was issued in copper as opposed to copper-nickel in 1942 and 1943 during the Second World War so that the nickel could go towards the war effort. Both the 5 mils and 20 mils coins were also issued as copper coins between the years of 1942 to 1944.

For the Hebrew lettering of Palestine "פלשתינה" on the obverse side of the coin, there is a small acronym after it in brakes "(א"י)", which is shortened for "ארץ ישראל" (Land of Israel), the name used since biblical times to the present by the Jewish People for the geographical area that made up the lands of ancient Judea, the British Mandate of Palestine and later the State of Israel.

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1942  1,000,000 9.52 16.44 76%
1943  1,000,000 13.36 21.59 38%

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