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

Coin type: Two Mils

Composition: 95.5% copper, 3% tin, 1.5% zinc. In 1942 and 1945 this was changed to "wartime bronze": 97% copper, 2.5% zinc, 0.5% tin.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value2 (x Mil)
Years produced1927 - 1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)7.7700

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, 2 מילים TWO MILS ٢ ملان, in English, Hebrew and Arabic. At centre, an olive sprig.

Reverse inscription2 מילים TWO MILS ٢ ملان
EdgePlain 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.

Two Mils: Photos

Palestine 1927 2 mils
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Palestine 1927 2 mils
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List of 6 coins of type: Two Mils from Palestine (British Mandate)
Two Mils 1927 5,000,068 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٢٧ 1927
Two Mils 1941 1,600,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤١ 1941
Two Mils 1942 2,400,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٢ 1942
Two Mils 1945 960,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٥ 1945
Two Mils 1946 960,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٦ 1946
Two Mils 1947 480,000 (פלשתינה (א"י PALESTINE فلسطين ١٩٤٧ 1947
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
Two Mils: Some useful external links
Sheqel: British Mandate of Palestine 1927 - 1947