This commemorative coin honors the 64th anniversary of the State of Israel. The Sea of Galilee, also called Kinneret in Hebrew, is Israel's largest freshwater lake and is the lowest freshwater lake on Earth.
The Holy Land Mint - Israel Coins & Medals Corp.(ICMC) was established in 1961 and perpetually pursues their stated objective of “commemorating significant historic, national, social, scientific, and cultural achievements of the State of Israel” by specializing in commissioning, designing, minting and distributing unique Gold and Silver coins which reflect the unique character of Israel’s past, present and hoped-for future. They are the exclusive distributor on behalf of the Bank of Israel of all commemorative coins, and many of their remarkable coins are only offered in limited editions. Each of their products holds a uniquely historic legacy that is complimented by their renowned reputation for the highest quality coins and rounds.
This Proof coin contains .857 oz of .925-fine Silver with a maximum mintage of 2,800. It comes complete in a box with certificate of authenticity from the Holy Land Mint.