What was the currency of Palestine?

Egyptian pound
Jordanian dinarIsraeli new shekelPalestine pound

What was the currency in Palestine before Israel?

Old but Hot: The Palestine Pound. The pre-1948 currency, called the ‘lira’ or ‘funt’ in Hebrew and ‘junya’ in Arabic, is in demand by collectors. Both Jews and Arabs see it as a piece of history whose value will only rise.

What is the currency and capital of Palestine?

State of Palestine

State of Palestine دولة فلسطين (Arabic) Dawlat Filasṭīn
Currency Egyptian pound (EGP) Israeli new shekel (ILS) Jordanian dinar (JOD) (see also Palestinian currency)
Time zone UTC+2 (Palestine Standard Time)
• Summer (DST) UTC+3 (Palestine Summer Time)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy

What is written on Palestine coin?

The Hebrew inscription included after “Palestina” the initials Aleph Yud, for “Eretz Yisrael” (Land of Israel). The Palestinian currency which was coined especially for Palestine, and issued both in banknotes and coins, had the phrase “the land of Israel” written on it in Hebrew.

What is the capital and currency of Israel?


State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل‎ (Arabic)
Gini (2018) 34.8 medium · 48th
HDI (2019) 0.919 very high · 19th
Currency New shekel (₪) (ILS)
Time zone UTC+2 (IST)

How much is a Israel coin worth?

They all catalog at face value when circulated and a couple dollars when fully uncirculated. Currently, half an Israeli shekel is worth 14 cents. Sometimes the coins are found in pristine condition inside collector’s sets. These sell for around $5 or so.

What are Israeli coins?

Israeli currency includes the 1 shekel, 2 shekel, 5 shekel and 10 shekel coins, plus the 5, 10 and 50 agorot coins. Shekel coins are made of a nickel alloy and increase in size as they go up in value.