01 July 2019
Israel Mint marks the 71st anniversary of Israel's independence with new Gold Proof and Silver Proof coins.
The coin features symbols relevant to life in Israel past and present including a maps logo, drop of water, memory stick, olive branch, space rocket and Star of David.
Titled 'innovation nation' the coin issue celebrates Israeli innovation showing the sectors of the State, in particular space and computing technology, water, agriculture and solar energy.
Design: Meir Eshel
Obverse: The Israel State Emblem, "Israel" in English, Hebrew and Arabic, "Independence Day 2019" in English and Hebrew and the face value. Seven stars allude to the 7 decades of the State of Israel and the horizon denotes Israel's innovative achievements which go far beyond the horizon, where "the sky is the limit".
Around the border is the inscription "Israel's 71st Anniversary" in English, Hebrew and Arabic. 6 symbols represent Israeli developments in the different innovation sectors.
The coin is available in gold proof, silver/999 proof and silver/925 prooflike. To order, visit Israel Mint.
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