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10 Qirsh - Farouk

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1356-1358 (1937-1939)
Calendar Islamic
Value 10 Piastres (0.1 EGP)
Metal Silver (.833)
Weight 14 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 367
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Portrait of King Farouk facing left, wearing hat

Lettering:
فاروق الأوّل
ملك مصر

Translation:
Farouk I.
King of Egypt

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Denomination and dates within tasseled wreath

Lettering:
١٠ قروش
المملكة
المصرية
١٣٥٨-١٩٣٩

Translation:
10 Qirsh
Egyptian Kingdom
1939 1358

Edge

Security edge

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1356 (1937)  2,800,000 19.60 ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧
1356 (1937)  ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧ Proof
1358 (1939)  2,850,000 15.50 ١٣٥۸ - ١٩٣٩
1358 (1939)  ١٣٥۸ - ١٩٣٩ Proof

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