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

Two Mils, Coin Type from Palestine (British Mandate) (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 Inscription 2 מילים TWO MILS ٢ ملان
EdgePlainEdge 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.

Coin Type: Two Mils - (6) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Two Mils 1927 Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1927 - reverse photo Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1927 - obverse photo Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 5,000,068
Two Mils 1941 Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1941 - reverse photo Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1941 - obverse photo Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 1,600,000
Two Mils 1942 Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1942 - reverse photo Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1942 - obverse photo Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,400,000
Two Mils 1945 Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1945 - reverse photo Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1945 - obverse photo Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 960,000
Two Mils 1946 Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1946 - reverse photo Palestine (British Mandate) / Two Mils 1946 - obverse photo Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 960,000
Two Mils 1947 Material: Bronze
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 480,000
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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
Size28.000 mm
Mass7.770 g
Two Mils: Photos
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