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

Coin type: Five Mils (Bronze)
Description

Composition: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type ofFive Mils Sub-types
Face value5 (x Mil)
Years produced1942 - 1944 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)20 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.9100
Obverse

Olive wreath around a central hole. Around that, inscription PALESTINE, in English, Hebrew and Arabic. Below that, the date in international and Arab numerals.

Obverse inscriptionPALESTINE [year]
Reverse

The value, 5 MILS ٥, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.

Reverse inscription5 MILS ٥
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Berlin, Howard M. 2001. The Coins and Banknotes of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1927-1947.

Five Mils (Bronze): Photos

Palestine 1942 5 mils
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Palestine 1942 5 mils
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List of 2 coins of type: Five Mils (Bronze) from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Mils 1942 2,700,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٢ 1942
Five Mils 1944 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٤ 1944