This is a Gold Proof Commemorative Coin minted in 1978 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Israel’s Independence. The 1000 Lirot Gold Coin is marked 900 Fine Gold. It is a proof coin with a weight of 12 grams and a diameter of 25 mm. It was issued in a limited edition of only 12043 pieces.
Minted at the Federal Mint in Bern, Switzerland, it was issued by the Bank of Israel and distributed by the Israel Government Coins and Metal Corporation. No box or papers.
It is an exciting time to collect this coin or to make it a gift to a friend, because next year will bring the 70th anniversary of Israel’s statehood (April 20, 2018, Iyar 5, 5779).
Denomination: 1000 Lirot
Purity: .900 Fine Gold
Dimensions: 25 mm. at 12 g.
It is available for a one-time payment of $700.00. Call Henry at (773) 942-6556. I will ship at cost.