Commemorative Coin in honor of the 63rd Anniversary of the State of Israel.
The Dead Sea is a combination of unique geological and geographical conditions which renders it a natural phenomenon and one of the most striking wonders of the world. At present, the Dead Sea is a deserving candidate for the title of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
The Dead Sea:
Is situated at the lowest point in the world, 420m below sea level, in the Jordan Rift Valley
Is the deepest lake in the world, with a high degree of salinity
Is rich in minerals, especially potash and bromine, which are extracted by the Dead Sea Works
Has therapeutic and healing properties and attracts thousands of people who come for treatment
Is surrounded by breathtaking scenery with salt cliffs, weathered into incredible shapes
Has high density waters, making it hard to swim in but easy to float on.