The 15th Anniversary of the State of Israel.
A 5 Lirot coin that commemorates the Jewish mariners from the times of King Herod to the present.
Description of the Coin
An ancient ship with the Hebrew inscription "Fifteenth Year of Israel's Freedom."
A steamship with the Bay of Haifa and Mount Carmel in the background. The word "Israel" in Hebrew and Arabic appears with the dates "5723/1963" in Hebrew and English. The denomination "5" and the Hebrew inscription, "Israeli Lirot."
The Proof coin is struck with a small Hebrew 'mem' at the bottom.
||5 Lirot Unc.
||5 Lirot Proof
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 "Seafaring" coin at the bottom.
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