Palestinian Pound


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Palestinian Pound

The former currency of British Mandate Palestine and Transjordan. It was replaced by the Israeli sheqel in 1948 and the Jordanian dinar in 1950, though Palestinian pounds continued to circulate in some areas.
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Finally, recognition of the Palestinian Pound as the historic Palestinian currency has increased by 26.
Before the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, the Palestinian currency was the Palestinian pound.
98 dunums (one dunum equals 1,000 square meters), with a value of 224,815,931 Palestinian pounds (one Palestinian pound in 1948 was the equivalent of U.
If the Government of Israel insists upon keeping the Palestinian territories within a single economic framework with the State of Israel, there could suddenly flow into this shared economy an enormous amount of Palestinian Pound notes and coins, with vast economic effects unforeseen and uncontrolled by the eminent economist Stanley Fisher, who apparently failed in his bid to head the IMF and will have to remain at the head of the Bank of Israel.
Also I need Newt Gingrich to know that it took two Palestinian pounds (local language called Jeneh Philestinee) to pay for the tuition at FBS (1920's) when our uncle Hanna Khoury was a student which was a huge financial burden for his father the local Orthodox priest in Taybeh.
Abu Saleh Abdel Hajj left Palestine in 1949, bringing with him only the contents of his pockets: 3,800 Palestinian pounds, and an identity card that proved he was a member of the British Mandate's Palestine Police.
Also I need New Gingrich to know that it took two Palestinian pounds (local language called Jeneh Philestinee) to pay for the tuition at FBS (1920's) when our uncle Hanna Khoury was a student which was a huge financial burden for his father the local Orthodox priest in Taybeh.

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