|Coin Type||Five Mils|
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.
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]|
The value, מילים 5 MILS ٥ ملات, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.
|Reverse Inscription||מילים 5 MILS ٥ ملات|
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.