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

Coin type: Ten Mils
Description

The coins were made of cupro-nickel with the exception of the years 1942 and 1943, when they were bronze.

Copper-nickel composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel. Bronze composition: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types Ten Mils (CuproNickel)
Ten Mils (Bronze)
Face value10 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)27 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.4700
Obverse

Around a central hole, 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, 10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around an olive wreath surrounding central hole.

Reverse inscription

10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات

EdgePlain 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.

Ten Mils: Photos

Palestine 1927 10 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1947).
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Palestine 1943 10 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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Palestine 1927 10 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1947).
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Palestine 1943 10 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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List of 13 coins of type: Ten Mils from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Ten Mils 1927 5,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1933 500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1934 500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1935 1,150,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1937 750,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1939 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1940 1,500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1941 400,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1942 CuproNickel 600,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1942 Bronze 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1943 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1946 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils 1947 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Ten Mils: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947