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Ottoman Egypt 1 Milleme Copper-Nickel coin 1917 / AH 1335, end of period World War I, very fine

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Year 1335 (1917)
Calendar Islamic
Value 1 Millième (0.001  EGP)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round with a hole

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1
1917
MILLIEME


1917, Allenby's Egyptian Expeditionary Force smashed the Ottoman defences and captured Gaza, and then captured Jerusalem just before Christmas. While strategically of lesser importance to the war, this event was the key in the subsequent creation of Israel as a separate nation in 1948

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