Palestine (British Mandate): Coin Type One Hundred Mils - detailed information

Palestine (British Mandate): Coin Type One Hundred Mils (issued 1927 - 1942)
Coin TypeOne Hundred Mils

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

As a matter of interest to collectors, it has been noted that the 100 mils coin has an error in its text. In Arabic grammar, the denomination ماية should be written as مائة or مئة .

Obverse

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]
Reverse

The value, 100 / ١٠٠ on two rows, in international and Arab numerals within a circle. Around, מאה מיל ONE HUNDRED MILS ماية مل in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

Reverse Inscriptionמאה מיל 100 ONE HUNDRED MILS ١٠٠ ماية مل
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

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.

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One Hundred Mils: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
From1927
To1942
Face Value100 (x Mil)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material0.720 Silver
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)29
Mass (g)11.6600
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