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"Declaration of Independence" 1973/5733

Commemorative Coins issued by the Bank of Israel

25th Anniversary of the State of Israel

25th Anniversary

Description of the Coin


The coin displays a miniature replica of the document that was signed by the 'Founding Fathers' of the State on May 14, 1948. It is inscribed at the bottom, "We hereby declare the establishment of a Jewish State in the land Israel, to be known as the State of Israel"


The denomination of "10, 50, 100 or 200" Lirot appears at the top of the coin. The State Emblem is below the denomination. The date "1973-5733" below the emblem in Hebrew and English. The inscription "Israel's 25th Anniversary" in Hebrew and Arabic, in English around the rim.

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

Cat. No Denomination Type Diameter Weight Mintage Price
FR 9 50 Lirot Proof Gold/.900 22mm 7 grams 27,762 out of stock
FR 10 100 Lirot Proof Gold/.900 27mm 13.5 grams 27,510 out of stock
FR 11 200 Lirot Proof Gold/.900 33mm 27 grams 17,889 out of stock

Scroll Gold Proof Coin Scroll Gold Proof Coin

Scroll Gold Proof Coin Scroll Gold Proof Coin

Scroll Gold Proof Coin Scroll Gold Proof Coin

Actual gold weight: 50 lirot .2025 oz., 100 lirot .3906 oz., 200 lirot .7813 oz.

Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
A 16 10 Lirot Uncirculated Silver/.900 37mm 26 grams .7523 oz 123,991 25.00
A 16a 10 Lirot Proof Silver/.900 37mm 26 grams .7523 oz 20,206 30.00

Scroll Silver Coin Scroll Silver Coin

Scroll Silver Proof Coin Scroll Silver Proof Coin

Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a normal planchet. The Scroll coin is struck with a small 6 pointed star mintmark at the bottom

Proof: A coin which was made with special care. The coins are struck on specially selected and polished planchets. They are struck using polished dies. 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 will appear on the "Scroll" coin at the bottom.

ASW: actual silver weight

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