"The Burning Bush"
Israel's "Biblical Art" Coin Series
2004 / 5764
The 9th Coin in the "Biblical Art" Series
While Moses the shepherd was tending his sheep in the desert, he beheld a bush that was burning without being consumed. Out of this bush, God appeared to Moses and spoke to him of the suffering of the Children of Israel who were enslaved in Egypt. At this moment, Moses was appointed by God to face Pharaoh and lead the Children of Israel on the Exodus from Egypt to the Land "Flowing with Milk and Honey".
A stylized image of the "Burning Bush".
The denomination "1, 2 or 10" with "New Sheqel" or "New Sheqalim". The year of issue "5764/2004" and the word "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic. The inscription, "The Burning Bush, EXOD. 31.1.6" in Hebrew and English. A branch with flame at the left. The State Emblem above.
The proof-like silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star at the bottom left. The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
||10 NIS Proof
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Actual gold weight: 1/2 oz. encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel
||1 NIS Proof-like
||2 NIS Proof
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 "Burning Bush" coin at the bottom left.
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 "Burning Bush" coin at the bottom left.
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