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

Palestine (British Mandate): Coin Type One Mil (issued 1927 - 1947)
Coin TypeOne Mil

Composition: 95.5% copper, 3% tin, 1.5% zinc. In 1942, 1943 and 1944 this was changed to "wartime bronze": 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

Obverse
Palestine (British Mandate) / One Mil - obverse photo

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]
Reverse
Palestine (British Mandate) / One Mil - reverse photo

The denomination and value, מיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل, in English, Hebrew and Arabic. At centre, an olive sprig.

Reverse Inscriptionמיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. The Guide Book and Catalogue of 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 Mil: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
From1927
To1947
Face Value1 (x Mil)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)21
Mass (g)3.2300
One Mil: Photos
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