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

Coin type: One Mil

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

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]


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



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