2 Qirsh - Fuad left

2 Qirsh - Fuad (left) - obverse2 Qirsh - Fuad (left) - reverse

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Issuer Egypt
King Ahmed Fuad I (1922-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1348 (1929)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 2 Piastres (0.02 EGP)
Currency Pound (1916-date)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 2.800 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 22390
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 348,
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# 56
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


Portrait of King Fuad I

Lettering: فؤاد الأول ملك مصر

Translation: Fuad I, King of Egypt

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe Read more on Wikipedia

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.


٢ قرشان
المملكة المصرية
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2 Qirsh
The Kingdom of Egypt
1929 1348



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1348 (1929) BP 500 000 $ 3.70 $ 6.00 $ 7.80 $ 8.30 $ 15 ١٣٤٨ - ١٩٢٩

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Numista Rarity index: 26 Search tips
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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Qirsh - Fuad (left)
E-Auction 60
Lot 1581
Internet Archive
May 14, 2022 USD 51.03
(EUR 49.00)
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