|"For a Better Environment" 1994/5754
Israel's 46th Anniversary of Independence Commemorative
The Government of Israel declared the year 5754 (1994) as the Year of the Environment
The 5754 /1994 Anniversary Coin is entitled "For a Better Environment." The State of Israel had chosen to join the world effort in protecting the planet Earth. A great deal of work has already been accomplished, cleaning up the coasts and rivers, the recycling of waste material, prevention of air pollution, and preservation of nature and landscape. The Independence Day Coin is graced with a flower whose center resembles the Earth, a delicate reminder of our harmed Planet and the need for its conservation.
Description of the Coin
The image of a flower with a world globe in the center. The words "For a Better Environment" in Hebrew and English around the rim.Reverse
The denomination "1, 2, 5 or 10" in the center with the date "1994/5754" in Hebrew and English around the rim. The State Emblem above the denomination. "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.
The uncirculated silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star above the date. The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
Actual gold weight: 1/4 oz. & 1/2 oz. encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel