Chapter II
Trade Coins
Page 7

Commemorative Trade Coins
&
Special Issues

 

Sheqel series

1981 - 1985

 

1 New Agora
Commemorative Issues
(1981 - 1984)

 

1 New Agora
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1981 - 1984

Catalog # P1

Alloy: cupro-nickel (copper 75%, nickel 25%)

Diameter: 15 mm
Weight: 4.2 gr
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Edge: smooth

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Cupro-nickel alloy
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5741

1981

35,000

Bern

In 33rd Anniv. set # PPS1: 30,217.  Singles: 4,783.

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2.00

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

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2.00

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

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2.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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2.00

 

 

5 New Agorot
Commemorative Issues
(1981 - 1984)

 

5 New Agorot
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1981 - 1984

Catalog # P2

Alloy: cupro-nickel (copper 75%, nickel 25%)

Diameter: 18.5 mm
Weight: 6.3 gr
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Edge: reeded

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Cupro-nickel alloy
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5741

1981

35,000

Bern

In 33rd Anniv. set # PPS1: 30,217.  Singles: 4,783.

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3.00

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

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---

3.00

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

---

---

---

---

3.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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3.00

 

 

10 New Agorot
Commemorative Issues
(1981 - 1984)

 

10 New Agorot
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1981 - 1984

Catalog # P3
Alloy: copper 92%, nickel 8%
Diameter: 16 mm
Weight: 4.6 gr
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Edge: reeded

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5741

1981

35,000

Bern

In 33rd Anniv. set # PPS1: 30,217.  Singles: 4,783.

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3.00

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

---

---

---

---

3.00

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

---

---

---

---

3.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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3.00

 

 

½ Sheqel
Commemorative Issues
(1981 - 1984)

 

 ½ Sheqel
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1981 - 1984

Catalog # P4

Alloy: cupro-nickel (copper 75%, nickel 25%)

Diameter: 20 mm
Weight: 6.8 gr
Thickness: 2.75 mm
Edge: reeded

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5741

1981

35,000

Bern

In 33rd Anniv. set # PPS1: 30,217.  Singles: 4,783.

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3.00

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

---

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---

---

3.00

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

---

---

---

---

3.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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3.00

 

 

1 Sheqel
Commemorative Issues
(1981 - 1985)

 

 1 Sheqel
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1981 - 1985

Catalog # P5
Alloy: cupro-nickel (copper 75%, nickel 25%)

Diameter: 23 mm
Weight: 11.1 gr
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Edge: intermittently reeded & smooth

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5741

1981

35,000

Bern

In 33rd Anniv. set # PPS1: 30,217.  Singles: 4,783.

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3.50

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

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---

---

3.50

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

---

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---

---

3.50

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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3.50

5745

1985

15,000

Bern

In 37th Anniv. set # PPS5: 14,768.  Singles: 232.

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3.50

 

 

5 Sheqalim
Commemorative Issues
(1982 - 1985)

 

 5 Sheqalim
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1982 - 1985

Catalog # P11
Alloy: aluminium-bronze (copper 92%, aluminium 6%, nickel 2%)
Diameter: 24 mm
Weight: 13 gr
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Edge: reeded

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5742

1982

18,735

Rome

In 34th Anniv. set # PPS2

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4.00

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

---

---

---

---

4.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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---

4.00

5745

1985

15,000

Bern

In 37th Anniv. set # PPS5: 14,768.  Singles: 232.

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4.00

 

 

10 Sheqalim
Commemorative Issues
(1983 - 1985)

 

 10 Sheqalim
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1983 - 1985

Catalog # P18

Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 26 mm
Weight: 16.5 gr
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Edge: smooth

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5743

1983

17,177

Rome

In 35th Anniv. set # PPS3

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---

---

---

4.00

5744

1984

25,000

Rome

In 36th Anniv. set # PPS4: 15,572.  Singles: 9,428.

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---

---

---

4.00

5745

1985

15,000

Bern

In 37th Anniv. set # PPS5: 14,768.  Singles: 232.

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4.00

 

 

 10 Sheqalim
Hanukka
1983

Catalog # 134

Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 26 mm
Weight: 8 gr
Edge: smooth

Special feature:
Small Hanukka Lamp & the word "Hanukka" on reverse

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5744

1983

2,000,000

Jerusalem

 

0.50

0.50

0.70

1.20

2.50

 

 

 10 Sheqalim
Theodor Herzl
Jewish Personalities Series
1984

Catalog # 137

Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 26 mm
Weight: 8 gr
Edge: smooth

Special feature:
Effigy of Theodor Herzl on obverse

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5744

1984

2,002,500

Bern

 

0.50

0.50

0.70

1.20

2.50

Theodor (Ze'ev Benjamin) Herzl (1860 - 1904)
Founder of the modern Zionist movement and visionary of the State of Israel.

 

50 Sheqalim
Commemorative Issues
(1985)

 

 50 Sheqalim
David Ben-Gurion
Jewish Personalities Series
1985

Catalog # 147
Alloy: aluminium-bronze (copper 92%, aluminium 6%, nickel 2%)
Diameter: 28 mm
Weight: 9 gr
Edge: reeded

Special feature:
Effigy of David Ben-Gurion on obverse

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5745

1985

1,000,000

Paris

 

0.50

0.50

0.80

1.50

3.00

David Ben-Gurion (1866 - 1973)
The most prominent and influential public figure during the fifteen years preceding the establishment of the State of Israel, and the nation's first prime minister 1948-1954 & 1955-1964.

 

50 Sheqalim
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1985

Catalog # P29
Alloy: aluminium-bronze (copper 92%, aluminium 6%, nickel 2%)
Diameter: 28 mm
Weight: 19.5 gr
Thickness: 4.4 mm
Edge: smooth

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5745

1985

15,000

Bern

In 37th Anniv. set # PPS5: 14,768.  Singles: 232.

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4.00

 

 

100 Sheqalim
Commemorative Issues
(1985)

 

 100 Sheqalim
Hanukka
1985

Catalog # 146
Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 29 mm
Weight: 10.8 gr
Edge: widey reeded

Special feature:
Small Hanukka Lamp & the word "Hanukka" on reverse

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5744

1983

2,000,000

Jerusalem

 

0.50

0.50

0.80

1.50

3.00

 

 

 100 Sheqalim
Ze'ev Jabotinsky
Jewish Personalities Series
1985

Catalog # 151
Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 29 mm
Weight: 10.8 gr
Edge: widey reeded

Special feature:
Effigy of Ze'ev Jabotinsy on obverse

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5745

1985

2,000,000

Paris

 

0.50

0.50

0.80

1.50

3.00

Ze'ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky (1880 - 1940)
Prominent Zionist leader, politician, author, orator, and founder of the Revisionist Movement.

 

100 Sheqalim
Anniversary Issues
Piefort (Double Thickness)
1985

Catalog # P30
Alloy: cupro-aluminium (copper 75%, aluminium 25%)
Diameter: 29 mm
Weight: 23.3 gr
Thickness: 4.6 mm
Edge: widely reeded

Special features:
Piefort (Double Thickness)
Star of David mint mark on obverse
Proof finish

Date

Mintage

Mint

Remarks

Value USD

Heb.

Civil

F

VF

XF

AU

Unc.

5745

1985

15,000

Bern

In 37th Anniv. set # PPS5: 14,768.  Singles: 232.

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4.00

 

 

Details of Mints

Place

Country

Name of Mint

Bern

Switzerland

Federal Mint Swissmint

Jerusalem

Israel

Government Printer -Israel Mint

Paris

France

Monnaie de Paris

Rome

Italy

La Zecca dello Stato (State Mint)

 

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