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. This is a Gold Proof Commemorative Coin minted in 1978 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Israel’s Independence. 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.