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

Coin type: Twenty Mils
Description

The coins were made of cupro-nickel with the exception of the years 1942 and 1944, 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 Twenty Mils (CuproNickel)
Twenty Mils (Bronze)
Face value20 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1944 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)30.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3300
Obverse

Olive wreath around a central hole. Around that 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, 20 מיל MILS ٢٠ مل, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.

Reverse inscription

20 מיל MILS ٢٠ مل

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.

Twenty Mils: Photos

Palestine 1927 20 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1941).
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Palestine 1944 20 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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Palestine 1927 20 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1941).
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Palestine 1944 20 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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List of 8 coins of type: Twenty Mils from Palestine (British Mandate)
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty Mils 1927 1,500,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1933 250,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1934 125,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1935 575,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1940 200,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1941 100,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1942 1,100,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils 1944 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]
Twenty Mils: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947