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"Fox and Vineyard" 1995/5756

Fox and Vineyard

Israel's Fifth Coin in the "Holyland Wildlife" Series

"Catch us the foxes, the little foxes

that ruin the vineyards - For our vineyard is in blossom." (Song of Songs 2:15)


Description of the Coin

Front

A Fox with the inscription, "the little foxes", Song of Songs (2:15) and the date "1995-5756" in Hebrew and English.

Reverse

A cluster of grapes with the inscription, "To see whether the vine flourished", Song of Songs (6:11). The denomination "1, 2 or 5" with "New Sheqel" or "New Sheqalim". At the left, the State emblem. "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.

The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'. The uncirculated silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star below the denomination.

NIS-New Israel Sheqalim


Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight Mintage Price
FR 56 1 NIS Proof Gold/.900 18 mm 3.46 grams 837 225.00
FR 57 5 NIS Proof Gold/.900 22 mm 8.63 grams 877 450.00


Fox and Vineyard Gold Coin Fox and Vineyard Gold Coin

Fox and Vineyard Gold Coin Fox and Vineyard Gold Coin

Actual gold weight: 1/10 & 1/4 oz. - Encapsulated and housed in a display case from the Bank of Israel


Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
HLW 5 1 NIS Proof-like Silver/.925 30 mm 14.4 grams .4282 oz 2,438 out of stock
HLW 5a 2 NIS Proof Silver/.925 38.7 mm 28.8 grams .8565 oz 3,436 60.00


Fox and Vineyard Silver Coin Fox and Vineyard Silver Coin

Fox and Vineyard Silver Proof Coin Fox and Vineyard Silver Proof Coin

Encapsulated and housed in a display case from the Bank of Israel


Proof-Like: A Mint State coin struck on a standard quality planchet. The coin displays a mirror type finish, but of lesser degree than a full Proof strike. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Fox" coin below the denomination.

Proof: A coin which was made with special care. The coins are struck with extra pressure 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 "Fox" coin below the denomination.

ASW: actual silver weight


Also, available:

The Silver Proof coin is also offered together with a First Day cover by the Israel Philatelic Service. Housed in a custom wallet style folder. Nicely presented.


Cat No.
Image
Description
Price
72585393 P1 P2
Philatelic Numismatic Cover with Silver Proof Coin
65.00


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