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Coin: Ten 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.

CountryPalestine (British Mandate) CurrencyPalestine Pound
Face value10 (x Mil) TypeTen Mils (CuproNickel)
Year1947 CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,000,000 (1.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)27 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.4700

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

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

Reverse inscription10 מילים MILS ١٠ ملات
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Mils 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 4
Ten Mils 1947: References to Information Used
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
American Bullion Inc. - Start a Gold IRA
American Bullion Inc. - Start a Gold IRA
List of all (13) coins of type: Palestine (British Mandate) / Ten Mils
Ten Mils 1927 Ten Mils 1933 Ten Mils 1934 Ten Mils 1935 Ten Mils 1937 Ten Mils 1939
Ten Mils 1940 Ten Mils 1941 Ten Mils 1942 CuproNickel Ten Mils 1942 Bronze Ten Mils 1943 Ten Mils 1946
Ten Mils 1947