10 Qirsh

10 Qirsh - obverse10 Qirsh - reverse

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Features

Issuer Egypt
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1971-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1404 (1984)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 10 Piastres (0.10 EGP)
Currency Pound (1916-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1820
References KM# 556,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 271
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

A.R.E. Value, Hegira and Gregorian year in Arabic.

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
جمهورية مصر العربية
١٠
قروش
١٤٠٤ ١٩٨٤

Translation:
Arab Republic of Egypt
10
Piastres
1984 1404

Reverse

Illustration representing the Mosque of Mohamed Ali at the Citadel of Salah El Din from Islamic Illustrations.

Edge

Reeded

10 Qirsh -  obverse

© D Ceballos

Comments

Several die variants and their combinations are known.

Obverse
Die 1 - fine script; narrow hook down of ج in جمهورية; in ش of قروش small dots, lower dots connect with fine line, upper dot far from them.
Die 2 - bold script; wide hook down of ج in جمهورية; in ش of قروش big dots, lower dots connect with thick line, upper dot closer to them.

Reverse
Die A - large mosque, large windows, left dome steep and far from minaret, under the left minaret two rows of windows: 9 at the top and 10 at the bottom.
Die B - smaller mosque, small windows, left dome low-pitched and close to minaret, under the left minaret two rows of windows: 10 at the top and 11 at the bottom.
Note. There are much more differences between the dies, see more at the images, those which are mentioned are enough for attribution.
Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev.


Combinations

  • 1+A.
  • 2+A.
    Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev.

  • 2+B.

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1404 (1984)  $ 0.29 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 $ 0.42 $ 0.53 $ 0.62 $ 1.10 ١٤٠٤ - ١٩٨٤

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Qirsh
Katz
Auction 77
Lot 500
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 UNC USD 11.97
(EUR 11.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
The lot includes several items.

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