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Detailed information about coin type: Fifty Mils from Palestine (British Mandate):

Coin type: Fifty Mils
Description

Composition: 72% silver, 28% copper (0.1341 oz ASW).

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value50 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1942 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material0.720 Silver DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.8300
Obverse

Olive branch standing upright flanked by dates in international and Arab numerals within a circle. Around that inscription (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين (Palestine in English, Hebrew and Arabic).

Obverse inscription

(פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]

Reverse

The value, חמשים מיל / FIFTY MILS / ٥٠ / خمسون مل / 50 on five rows, in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

Reverse inscription

חמשים מיל FIFTY MILS ٥٠ خمسون مل 50

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. The Guide Book and Catalogue to British Commonwealth Coins., pp 477-479
[Book] Berlin, Howard M. 2001. The Coins and Banknotes of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1927-1947.

Fifty Mils: Photos

Palestine 1927 50 mils
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Palestine 1927 50 mils
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List of 8 coins of type: Fifty Mils from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Fifty Mils 1927 8,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1931 500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1933 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1934 398,861 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1935 5,600,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1939 3,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1940 2,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils 1942 5,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Fifty Mils: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947