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

Ten Mils 1947, Coin from Palestine (British Mandate) (demonetised 1948)
CoinTen Mils 1947

This issue was never released. Almost all coins were melted down. Only one specimen is reported to exist, in the collection of the British Museum.

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

Around a central hole, 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, 10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات, in English, Hebrew and Arabic around an olive wreath surrounding central hole.

Reverse Inscription 10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
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Ten Mils 1947: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
Coin TypeTen Mils (CuproNickel)
Issued1947
Face Value10 (x Mil)
Total Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1948
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)27
Mass (g)6.4700
OCC IDZQRA-POBN-CZLZ-OYJD
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Ten Mils 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 4