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Israel coins, medals, and stamps, circa 1958 - circa 1977

 Item — Box: 19
Identifier: Item 1981.229T

Scope and Contents

Approximately 99 coins from the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation and the Bank of Israel.  Collection includes: anniversary/commemorative coins, specimen sets, mint sets, and state medals.  Many with description and details of coin on seperate text.  Many with receipt of purchase. In Hebrew and English. Small stamp collection featuring the 50th anniversary of Jewish scouting and two stamp sets providing biblical verses, with newspaper clipping from the Jewish Exponent on August 9, 1968. Inventory: 1-2. Two small bronze medals.  They read "Judaea Captive 70 C.E." and "Israel Liberated 1948" on the front and back respectively. 3. Coin, 1960 proof silver, 1 Lira 4. Coin, commemorative, 1968 silver, 10 Lirot 5. State medal, 1959 silver, 5 Lirot 6. 10th anniversary coin, silver, 10 Lirot 7. Victory coin, 1967 silver, 10 Lirot 8. "Let My People Go" coin, silver, 10 Lirot 9. "Let My People Go" pin, silver 10. Mikveh Israel coin, 1970 proof silver, 10 Lirot 11. Pidyon Ha Ben coin, 1970 proof silver, 10 Lirot 12. Pidyon Ha Ben coin, 1971 proof silver, 10 Lirot 13. Pidyon Ha Ben coin, 1972 proof silver, 10 Lirot 14-15. Two chanukah coins, 1958, each 1 Lira 16. Chanukah coin, 1963 proof, 1 Lira 17-18. Two chanukah coins, 1961 proof, each 1 Lira 19-20. Two chanukah coins, 1962 proof, each 1 Lira 21. Chanukah coin, 1963 proof, 1 Lira 22. 12th Independence Day coin, 1960 proof silver, 5 Lirot 23. 13th Independence Day "Bar Mitzvah" coin, 1961 proof, 5 Lirot 24-25. 18th Independence Day "Am Israel Hai" coins, each 1966 proof silver, each 5 Lirot 26. 19th Independence Day "Port of Eilat 10th Anniversary" coin, 1967 proof silver, 5 Lirot 27. 21st Independence Day "Shalom" coin, 1969 proof silver, 10 Lirot 28. 23rd Independence Day "Science Based Industry" coin, 1971 proof silver, 10 Lirot 29. 26th Independence Day "Revival of Hebrew" coin, 1974 proof silver, 10 Lirot 30. Coin (modern buildings), 1960, 1 Lira 31. Medal (SS Shalom & "King Solomon made a navy of ships"), 1964 32. Medal ("The First Judeans" & "armed Vanguard of Israel's Sons"), 1967 33. Medal (menorah & "The Israel Museum") 34. Medal ("Edmond de Rothschild  Father of the Yishuv and his son James who gave the Knesset its Home") 35. Medal (Abba Eban), proof bronze 36. Medal ("The Ghetto Uprisings 20th Anniversary" & "I will give them an everlasting name"), 1963, bronze 37. Medal ("Tel-Aviv International Trade Fair"), 1964, bronze 38. Medal (16th Chess Olympiad), 1964, bronze 39. Medal ("14th Congress Tel-Aviv, 20-26 May" & "Histadrut Israel"), 1964, bronze 40. Medal (3rd International Bible conference), 1964, bronze 41. Ancient coin medal ("Ashkelon coin 47 BCE" & "Ashkelon"), sterling 42. Ancient coin medal ("Coin of Tiberias 101 CE" & "Tiberias"), sterling 43. Ancient coin medal ("Coin of Caesarea 44 CE" & "Caesarea"), sterling 44. Ancient coin medal ("Coin of Acre 217-222 CE" & "Acre"), sterling 45. Ancient coin medal ("Coin of Beit-Shean 189 CE" & "Beit Shean"), sterling 46. Anicent coin medal ("Nabataean Coin 9-40 CE" & "Avdat"), sterling 47-59. Thirteen "Season's Greetings" tokens and cards from Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation 47-48. Two 25th anniversary "Homage to Israel's Navy" tokens, 1973 49. "Greetings from Israel" token, 1977 50. "Homage to the I.A.F." token, 1971 51. Token, 1967 52. Coin, 1963, 1 Agora, in goldtone rim 53. Coin, 1 Agora 54. 26th anniversary token, 1975 55. Token, 1968 56. "Let My People Go" token, 1972 57. "Israel's 25th Anniversary" token, 1974 58. "Peace and Prosperity for 1966" token, 1966 59. Token, 1970 60. State medal ("Masada shall not fall again" & "We shall remain free men"), sterling 61. State medal ("I will remember the covenant of their ancestors" & "Israel in homage to the First Ones"), sterling 62. State medal ("Israel Liberata") 63. State medal ("Expedition to the Judean Desert Caves 1960" & "Bar Kokhba War 132-135 CE"), sterling 64. State medal ("Ye Dared to Go Up" & "30th Anniversary of the First Immigrant Runners"), bronze 65-66. Two coins, each 1962, proof, 1/2 Shekel 67. Coin, 1964, 5 Lirot 68. 15th Independence Day coin, 1963, proof, 5 Lirot 69. 14th Independence Day coin, 1962, proof, 5 Lirot 70. Coin, 1965, proof, 5 Lirot 71-72. Two coins commemorating Israel's 20th anniversary, each 1 Agora 73. Set of six mint proof coins, 1963 74-75. Two sets of mint proof coins, 1965 76-77. Two sets of mint proof coins, 1966 78-80. Three sets of mint proof coins, 1967 81-85. Five sets of 20th anniversary mint proof coins, 1968 86-89. Four sets of mint proof coins, 1969 90-92. Three sets of mint proof coins, 1970 93. Set of mint proof coins, 1971 94. Set of mint proof coins, 1974 95. One wooden display stand 96-98. Three sets of five stamps of Jerusalem 99. Three stamps ("50th anniversary of Jewish Scouting")

Dates

  • circa 1958 - circa 1977

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

Extent

From the Collection: 177.00 Items

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