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

Coin type: Fifty Mils

Composition: 72% silver, 28% copper (0.1341 oz ASW).

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value50 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1942 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material0.720 Silver DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.8300

Olive branch standing upright flanked by dates in international and Arab numerals within a circle. Around that inscription (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين (Palestine in English, Hebrew and Arabic).

Obverse inscription(פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين [year]

The value, חמשים מיל / FIFTY MILS / ٥٠ / خمسون مل / 50 on five rows, in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

Reverse inscriptionחמשים מיל FIFTY MILS ٥٠ خمسون مل 50
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone

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.

Fifty Mils: Photos

Palestine 1927 50 mils
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Palestine 1927 50 mils
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List of 8 coins of type: Fifty Mils from Palestine (British Mandate)
Fifty Mils 1927 8,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٢٧ 1927
Fifty Mils 1931 500,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣١ 1931
Fifty Mils 1933 1,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٣ 1933
Fifty Mils 1934 398,861 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٤ 1934
Fifty Mils 1935 5,600,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٥ 1935
Fifty Mils 1939 3,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٣٩ 1939
Fifty Mils 1940 2,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٠ 1940
Fifty Mils 1942 5,000,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٢ 1942
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
Fifty Mils: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947