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"Mother & Child" 1979/5739

Motherhood Silver Coin

A commemorative coin issued to honor Jewish Women and Motherhood.

Description of the Coin


Mother playing with her children with the inscription, "Mother of Children, Psalms 113.9" in Hebrew and English.


The denomination "50 Lirot" with the State Emblem below. The word "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic with the year "5739-1979" in Hebrew and English.

The Proof coin is struck with a small Hebrew 'mem' at the bottom. The uncirculated coin with a 6 pointed star.

The edge of each coin is inscribed in Hebrew, "Thirty-first Year of the State of Israel."

Cat. No. Denomination Type Diameter Weight ASW Mintage Price
A 22 50 Lirot Unc. .500 silver 34 mm 20 grams .3215 oz 24,150 18.00
A 22a 50 Lirot Proof .500 silver 34 mm 20 grams .3215 oz 16,140 22.00

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Motherhood Silver Proof Coin Motherhood Silver Proof Coin

Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Motherhood" coin below the State Emblem.

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 "Motherhood" coin below the State Emblem.

ASW: actual silver weight

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