Old but hot: The Palestine pound
The pre-1948 currency, called the 'lira' or 'funt' in Hebrew and 'junya' in Arabic, is in demand by collectors. Both Jews and Arabs see it as a piece of history whose value will only rise.
While the region is ablaze again and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at a boil once more, there are those who are profiting from the conflict. The Kedem Auction House is reporting a significant rise in the demand for pre-1948 currency from (British) Mandatory Palestine. The demand comes from merchants and collectors alike.
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