Israel's 32nd Anniversary of Independence Coin
"At the height of the bloody onslaught waged against us for many months", States the Declaration of Independence, May 1948. "we extend the hand of peace and good neighborliness to all the States and people in our area and call upon them to join in cooperative and mutually beneficial relations with the independent Hebrew people in its Land."
On the 26th of March 1979 a peace treaty was signed between Israel and Egypt.
Description of the Coin
"Peace" in the form of an olive branch, written in Hebrew, Arabic and in English.
The inscription, "Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty - March 26, 1979" in Hebrew, Arabic and English. The denomination "5000" or "200" Lirot. Around the rim, "Israel" in Hebrew, Arabic and English. The date "1980" and in Hebrew "5740." The State emblem at the upper right.
The Proof coins struck with a Hebrew 'mem' mintmark at the bottom. The uncirculated coins with a six pointed star.
Actual gold weight: 1/2 oz. - encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel.