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Coin: One Mil 1947
Description

This issue was never released. Almost all coins were melted down. Only five are known to exist.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Face value1 (x Mil) TypeOne Mil
Year1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Mintage2,880,000 (2.9 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 2,880,000 (2.9 million) No mint mark
MaterialBronze DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.2300
Obverse

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 ١٩٤٧ 1947
Reverse

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

None

One Mil 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 1
One Mil 1947: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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List of all (11) coins of type: Palestine (British Mandate) / One Mil
One Mil 1927 One Mil 1935 One Mil 1937 One Mil 1939 One Mil 1940 One Mil 1941
One Mil 1942 One Mil 1943 One Mil 1944 One Mil 1946 One Mil 1947