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Detailed information about coin type: One Mil from Palestine (British Mandate):

Coin type: One Mil
Description

Composition: 95.5% copper, 3% tin, 1.5% zinc. In 1942, 1943 and 1944 this was changed to "wartime bronze": 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value1 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.2300
Obverse

Inscription (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين (Palestine in English, Hebrew and Arabic). Below that, the date in international and Arab numerals.

Obverse inscription

(פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]

Reverse

The value, מיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل, in English, Hebrew and Arabic. At centre, an olive sprig.

Reverse inscription

מיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

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

One Mil: Photos

Palestine 1937 mil
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List of 11 coins of type: One Mil from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
One Mil 1927 10,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٢٧ 1927
One Mil 1935 704,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٥ 1935
One Mil 1937 1,200,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٢٧ 1927
One Mil 1939 3,700,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٩ 1939
One Mil 1940 396,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٠ 1940
One Mil 1941 1,920,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤١ 1941
One Mil 1942 4,480,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٢ 1942
One Mil 1943 2,800,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٣ 1943
One Mil 1944 1,440,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٤ 1944
One Mil 1946 1,632,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٦ 1946
One Mil 1947 2,880,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٧ 1947
One Mil: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947