Israel 1959 Silver 5-Lirot, KM-23, roll of 10, BU.

Israel 1959 Silver 5-Lirot, KM-23, roll of 10 ~ Brilliant Uncirculated
Israel 1959 Silver 5-Lirot, KM-23, roll of 10, Brilliant Uncirculated, proof-like.

This is a roll of 10 proof-like brilliant uncirculated (BU) 1959 silver 5-Lirot coins, catalog KM-23 (A-2). Each is 34 mm dia, weighs 25.0 grams, and is 0.900 silver. Actual silver weight is 0.7234 ounces, which at the April 22, 2011 price of silver ($46.68/ounce) means each coin is worth $33.77 in silver bullion alone. The coin pictured above is representative of those in the roll (click on the image for an even larger image).

The coin was issued to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the State of Israel. On the obverse is the word "Israel" in Hebrew and Arabic in the upper left with the date "5708-5719" and "1948-1959." Beneath and to the right is the large numeral 5 and the inscription "Israel Lirot." On the reverse are 11 immigrant dancers in a circle around the rim and in the center the Hebrew inscription "Thy children shall come again to their own border" from Jeremiah 31:17.

For shipping, I will send the roll by USPS Priority Mail including insurance for $11.50 anyplace in the USA or $13.50 with NO insurance to other countries. I'm not like some eBay sellers who build big profits into shipping and screw the buyer.

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