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

Palestine (British Mandate): Coin Type Two Mils (issued 1927 - 1947)
Coin TypeTwo 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.

Obverse

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, 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
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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Two Mils: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
From1927
To1947
Face Value2 (x Mil)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)28
Mass (g)7.7700
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