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

Coin type: Twenty Mils (CuproNickel)
Description

Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type ofTwenty Mils Sub-types
Face value20 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1941 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)30.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3300
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, 20 MILS ٢٠, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.

Reverse inscription

20 MILS ٢٠

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.

Twenty Mils (CuproNickel): Photos

Palestine 1927 20 mils
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Palestine 1927 20 mils
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List of 6 coins of type: Twenty Mils (CuproNickel) 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]