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5 Israeli Lire Commemorative coin

Small wooden presentation box containing one 5 Lire Israeli coin commemorating the 10th anniversary of Israel. The coin is dated 1948-1958.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

1958

Mint

Israel

Accession Number

2004.1328

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins