Five Mils 1947, Coin from Palestine (British Mandate) - detailed information

Five Mils 1947, Coin from Palestine (British Mandate) (demonetised 1948)
CoinFive Mils 1947

This issue was never released. Almost all coins were melted down. Only three are known to exist.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
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Obverse

Olive wreath around a central hole. Around that 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 ١٩٤٧ 1947
Reverse

The value, מילים 5 MILS ٥ ملات, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around a central hole.

Reverse Inscription מילים 5 MILS ٥ ملات
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
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Five Mils 1947: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
Coin TypeFive Mils (CuproNickel)
Issued1947
Face Value5 (x Mil)
Total Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1948
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size20.000 mm
Mass2.910 g
OCC IDJWMR-AOQP-CMMG-EYPL
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Five Mils 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 3