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lot # 24 - Coins: Israeli

Tuesday Apr 09, 2019 20:00 Asia/Jerusalem
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Israel - 25 Mils 1948 half-link error/variety, EF (UNC in principle but affected by corrosion on one part of the rim). IMM-P1a. The religious-minded may be interested to note that the published circulation figure of this issue - the only Israeli coin issued in 1948, following the State's establishment - of 42,650 is significantly similar to the number of Jews said to have returned from the Babylonian exile following King Cyrus' edict (per Ezra, Chapter 42 verse 64) - 42,360, of over a million Jews in exile (a paltry figure, so low that there were not enough Kohanim and Levites to serve in the re-established 2nd Temple - a reason given for the period's ongoing observance of Tisha Be'Av). Food for thought.

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Product Tags: Israeli Coins, Israeli coins and Coins & Numismatics from Israel and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 1940s, 20th Century, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Minting/Production Error


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