|"YOUNG HART AND APPLE TREE" 1993/5753
Israel's Third Coin in the "Holyland Wildlife" Series
She compares her beloved to "a young hart upon the mountains of spices," and adores him as the "apple trees among the trees of the woods."
Description of the Coin
A red deer with its mother and a blossoming field in the background. The inscription, "A Young Hart (song of songs 8:14)" and the dates "1993-5753" in Hebrew and English.
A branch of apples with the inscription, "As the apple tree, Song of Songs 2.3" in Hebrew and English. The denomination "1, 2 or 5" with "New Sheqel" or "New Sheqalim". At the right, 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 beside the denomination.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
||1 NIS Proof
||5 NIS Proof
Actual gold weight: 1/10 & 1/4 oz. - Encapsulated and housed in a display case from the Bank of Israel
||1 NIS Unc.
||2 NIS Proof
Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. The coin displays a matte type appearance. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Hart'" coin beside 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 "Hart'" coin beside the denomination.
ASW: actual silver weight
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