|"Roe & Lily" 1992/5753
Israel's Second Coin in the "Holyland Wildlife" Series.
The roe and the lily of the valleys: she calls to him: "make haste, my beloved, and be thou like to a roe", and commends herself to him: "I am the rose of Sharon, the lily of the valleys".
Description of the Coin
A Roe Deer with a blossoming field in the background. The inscription "like to a roe (Song of Songs 8:14)" with the year "1993-5753" in Hebrew and English.
A "lily of the valleys" (a wild narcissus) in bloom. The inscription, "lily of the valleys, Song of Songs 2, 1" in Hebrew and English. The word "Israel" in Hebrew, Arabic and English. The denomination in the center and the State Emblem at the right.
The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'. The uncirculated silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star below the denomination.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
||1 NIS Proof
||5 NIS Proof
Actual gold weight: 1/10 & 1/4 oz. - Encapsulated and housed in a display case from the Bank of Israel
||1 NIS Unc.
||2 NIS Proof
Uncirculated: A Mint State coin struck on a standard planchet. The coin displays a matte type appearance. A small six pointed "Star of David" mintmark struck on the "Roe'" coin above the State Emblem.
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 "Roe'" coin above the State Emblem.
ASW: actual silver weight
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