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"Ingathering of the Exiles" 1959/5719

The 11th Anniversary of the State of Israel. A 5 Lirot commemorative coin to honor those who had returned to the Land. The eleven dancers that grace the coin represent the eleven years of Statehood.

Description of the Coin


A circle of dancers with the Hebrew inscription, "Thy children shall come again to their own border" (Jeremiah 31:17).


The denomination "5" with the "dates "5708-5719" and "1948-1959" in Hebrew and English. "Israel" in Hebrew and Arabic with "Israel Lirot" in Hebrew.

Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
A 2 5 Lirot Unc. .900 silver 34 mm 25 grams .7234 oz 27,059 30.00
A 2a 5 Lirot Proof .900 silver 34 mm 25 grams .7234 oz 4,721 35.00

Exiles Silver Coin Exiles Silver Coin

Exiles Silver Proof Coin

Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. The coin displays a matte type appearance.

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 "Exiles" coin at the bottom.

ASW: actual silver weight

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