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

Coin type: Twenty Mils (CuproNickel)

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

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 inscriptionPALESTINE [year]

The value, 20 MILS ٢٠, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.

Reverse inscription20 MILS ٢٠
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone

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)
Twenty Mils 1927 1,500,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٢٧ 1927
Twenty Mils 1933 250,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٣ 1933
Twenty Mils 1934 125,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٤ 1934
Twenty Mils 1935 575,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٥ 1935
Twenty Mils 1940 200,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٠ 1940
Twenty Mils 1941 100,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤١ 1941