Palestine (British Mandate): Coin One Mil 1947 - detailed information

Palestine (British Mandate): Coin One Mil 1947
CoinOne Mil 1947

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

MintRoyal Mint
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 ١٩٤٧ 1947
Reverse

The value, מיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل, in English, Hebrew and Arabic. At centre, an olive sprig.

Reverse Inscription מיל 1 ONE MIL ١ مل
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
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One Mil 1947: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
Coin TypeOne Mil
Issued1947
Face Value1 (x Mil)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Mintage2,880,000 (2.9 million)
MaterialBronze
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)21
Mass (g)3.2300
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One Mil 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 1