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

Two Mils 1947, Coin from Palestine (British Mandate) (demonetised 1948)
CoinTwo 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 Mintage480,000
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, 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
Two Mils 1947: References to Information Used
Two Mils 1947: Details
CountryPalestine (British Mandate)
CurrencyPalestine Pound
Coin TypeTwo Mils
Issued1947
Face Value2 (x Mil)
Mintage480,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1948)
MaterialBronze
DesignerAusten St. Barbe Harrison
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)28
Mass (g)7.7700
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Two Mils 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsPalestine KM# 2