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"The Promised Land" 1989/5749

Wildlife photo

Israel's 41st Anniversary of Independence Coin

The Land of Israel is said to be blessed in everything. Abundant in resources, bathed in sun and moonlight, the Land not short of anything. The gazelle, a symbol of the Land's pleasantness. ("My beloved is like a gazelle" Song of Songs 2:9)


Description of the Coin

Front

A gazelle standing amongst several trees symbolizing Israel's flora and fauna. The inscription, "... and I shall give thee a pleasant land" (Jeremiah 3.19) in Hebrew and English.

Reverse

The denomination "1, 2, or 10" and the State Emblem in the center. The date "1989/5749" with "New Sheqel" or "New Sheqalim" in Hebrew and English, "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.

The uncirculated coins are mintmarked with a 6 pointed star at the bottom of the coin. The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'.

NIS-New Israel Sheqalim


Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight Mintage Price
FR 32 10 NIS Proof Gold/.900 30 mm 17.28 grams 2,743 750.00


Promised Land Gold Coin Promised Land Gold Coin

Actual gold weight: 1/2 oz. - encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel


Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
A 32 1 NIS Uncirculated Silver/.850 30 mm 14.4 grams .3935 oz 6,249 20.00
A 32a 2 NIS Proof Silver/.850 37 mm 28.8 grams .7870 oz 7,062 40.00


Promised Land Silver Coin Promised Land Silver Coin

Promised Land Silver Proof Coin Promised Land Silver Proof Coin


Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. It will display a matte type finish. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Promised Land" coin below the denomination.

Proof: A coin which was made with special care. The coins are struck using polished dies. The planchets are specially selected and polished. The coins exhibit a mirror-like surface in the fields and a frosted appearance on the raised points of the coin. A small Hebrew 'mem' mintmark is struck on the "Promised Land" coin below the denomination.

ASW: actual silver weight


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