About the Author
Raphael (Rafi) Dabbah was born in 1972 in Tel Aviv.
He holds a B.A. degree in Economics and an LL.M. degree.
Raphael has been a numismatist for the past twenty-five years.
He is the author of several articles on banknotes, among them a comprehensive guide for official books and research published by central banks and issuing authorities.
In 1999, he began his pioneering research concerning the currency notes of the Palestine Currency Board, leading eventually to the publication of this book in 2005.
Today he is recognised as one of the top systematic researchers on the subject.
This book has been awarded the Israel Numismatic Society's Arie Kindler Award for the best numismatic research for 2005.