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

Coin type: Five Mils (CuproNickel)
Description

Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type ofFive Mils Sub-types
Face value5 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialCuproNickel 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 inscription

PALESTINE [year]

Reverse

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

Reverse inscription

5 MILS ٥

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

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

Five Mils (CuproNickel): Photos

Palestine 1927 5 mils
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Palestine 1927 5 mils
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List of 7 coins of type: Five Mils (CuproNickel) from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Mils 1927 10,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1934 500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1935 2,700,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1939 2,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1941 400,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1946 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Five Mils 1947 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]