Coin Collecting at the Safir House
Israeli Coins

Sat May 18 03:28:18 2024

Since its inception the State of Israel has been very proud and productive in its coins and currency. This section will be one of my growing coin collecting area, of both Israeli circulating coins and commemortative. I also have some the state sells through its banking system, both authentic coins and replicas.

This is a 10 Argot from the early 1980's
10 Argot Obverse 10 Argot Reverse

Half New Sheqel
Half Sheqe1 Reverse Half Sheqel Reverse

1954 50 Pruta
1954 Pruta Obverse 1954 Pruta Obverse

10 Pruta
10 Pruta 10

Damascus Menorah Chanuka
Cert Sheet Damascus Menorah Chanuaka Coin Damascus Menorah Chanuaka Coin Damascus Menorah Chanuaka Coin

Herodian Uncirculated Half Sequel
Cert Sheet Herodian UncireculationHalf Sequel
Herodian UncireculationHalf Sequel
Herodian UncireculationHalf Sequel

Qumran 1/2 Sequel Mint Condition
Qumran Mint Qumran Mint Qumran Mint Qumran Mint Reverse Qumran Mint Case

Qumran 1 Sequel Proof

1954 Pruta

2 Sheckel Proof Akko

One Shekel Akko and Coin Detail of the Door. In truth, I lost track
of which Obverse is the 2 Sheckel Proof and which is the Proof-Like One
Sheckel uncirculate. One coin has a more complete brickwork over the
door. The other has some bald spots in the strike. That being said,
the AKKO design from Israel is one of my all time favorite coin designs
and I find the depth of the landscape to be simply breathtaking

The City of AKKO is now an UNESCO sight and this coin celebrates that fact.
However, Israel has put out a number of urban coins such as this and the result
is always special.

Jericho Half Sheckel

Jericho Whole Sheckel

1985 Solomon's Ship

Israeli Birds Silver one sheckel with European Gold Finch

Israel's Popular Bible Art Series

The hard to find Moses and the Parting of the Red Sea

Elisha carried up to heaven with a whirlwind. This coin one last years design award and has a small Mem on it which is either a mint mark or the designers initial.


Avoid Gijs Henzen, owner of Munthandel G. Henzen - Antisemetic Facists

Munthandel G. Henzen's (MA Shops) owner Gijs Henzen, is an AntiSemetic Fascist The company, Munthandel G Henzen is a prominent dealer of international and ancient coins on the internet, commonly known as MA Coins. It is owned by Gijs Henzen. You can not trust him, as I leaned previously in dealing with him with several coins that came with damage including a silver 1969 FOA Uruguay coin which arrived with green verdis on the coin.

But more importantly he is a passionate anti-Semite who supports Hamas and the virulent and genocidal Islamic organizations such as the Muslim Brotherhood, and Hezbollah that wants Jews dead.

It is a moral imperative to remain clear of him and to do no business with this Nazi. If you are Jewish, double down on that. The life you save might well be your own.

The Safir Family Internet Coin Library. Nearly all the coins here have been stolen. If you have any information on the theft, please contact us at

Click to see these examples show below including photography: note to lawyer: most of the good stuff is gone
Section I:
US Coints
Large Cent Coppers
Flying Eagle Cents
Lincoln Cents and Wheat Backs
Buffalo Nickels
Jefferson Nickels
Jefferson Silver War Nickels
Bust Half Dimes
Mercury (Liberrty Head) Dimes
Roosevelt Dime
Barber Quarter Dollars
Standing Libery Quarter
Washington and Washington State Quarters
Cap Bust Half Dollars
1813 o.108 AU58 Cap Bust Half Providence Powell.
1818 MS63 Cap Bust Half
1833 MS63 Cap Bust Half
Seated Half Dollars
Barber Half Dollars
Walking Liberty Half Dollars
Franklin Half Dollars
Kennedy Half Dollars
Morgan Silver Dollars
Peace Silver Dollars
Eisenhower Clad and Silver Dollars
Sacawagea Golden Dollars
Modern Silver and Clad Proof Sets
Modern American Silver Eagle uncirculated mint coins and proofs
Modern Silver and Clad 2008 Commorative Bald Eagle Series
Gold Coins - Not too many
Circulated US Silver Coins prior to 1964

Go To Section II:
Modern and Ancient Foreign Coins from Outside The United States

Go To Section III:
Mandy's 25th Anniversary World Wildlife Fund Silver Coins

Unsorted Extra stuff:
Bust US Coinage
From the coin Show at Melville Long Island
Article on Numismatics and Lobbying

The Safir Family Internet Coin Library: Foriegn Coins.

Several mints from around the world make exciting coin designs in circulating alloys, silver and gold. Among my favorites are the Perth Mint in Austrailia which produces a variety of coins for nations mostly through out the Pacific Rim. The Neatherlands has also produced some interesting designs, and several private US based mints have produced foreign currency on contract, include the Franklin Mint which has produced many Israeli Coins.
Our interest in foreign coins has been nominal but rapidly growing as it seems that US designs are so stuck in the mud. Also, foreign mints are creating bold new designs with color and bimetal designs that are both eye catching and fun.

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