|"Greek Lamp" 1980/5741
Israel's 15th Hanukka Coin
Issued by the Bank of Israel to commemorate the Hanukka Festival. The coin displays a 19th century Lamp from Corfu, Greece.
Description of the Coin
A Greek Lamp with the Hebrew inscription, "A Hanukka Lamp from Corfu, 19th Century". The Proof coin is struck with a small Hebrew 'mem' at the bottom. The uncirculated coin is struck with a six pointed star.
The inscription in Hebrew "1 Sheqel". The word "Israel" in English, Hebrew and Arabic. The date "5741-1980" in Hebrew and English. The State Emblem is at the bottom.
||1 Sheqel Unc.
||1 Sheqel Proof
Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. It will display a matte type appearance. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Greek Lamp" coin at the bottom.
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 "Greek Lamp" coin at the bottom.
ASW: actual silver weight
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