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

Palestine (British Mandate): Coin Type Ten Mils (issued 1927 - 1947)
Coin TypeTen Mils

The coins were made of cupro-nickel with the exception of the years 1942 and 1943, when they were bronze.

Copper-nickel composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel. Bronze composition: 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

Obverse

Around a central hole, 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

The value, 10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around an olive wreath surrounding central hole.

Reverse Inscription10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات
EdgePlain
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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Ten Mils: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-types Ten Mils (CuproNickel)
Ten Mils (Bronze)
From1927
To1947
Face Value10 (x Mil)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Material
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)27
Mass (g)6.4700
Ten Mils: Photos
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Palestine 1927 10 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1947).
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Palestine 1943 10 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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Palestine 1927 10 mils
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Notes: CuproNickel (1927 - 1947).
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Palestine 1943 10 mils
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Notes: Bronze (1942, 1943).
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