20 Qirsh - Farouk

20 Qirsh - Farouk -  obverse 20 Qirsh - Farouk -  reverse


Country Egypt (Kingdom)
Type Common coin
Years 1356-1358 (1937-1939)
Calendar Islamic
Value 20 Piastres (0.2 EGP)
Metal Silver (.833)
Weight 28 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 368
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Portrait of King Farouk facing left, wearing hat

فاروق الأوّل
ملك مصر

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.


Denomination and dates within tasseled wreath

٢٠ قرشا

20 Qirsh
Egyptian Kingdom
1939 1358

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1356 (1937)  ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧
1356 (1937)  ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧ Proof
1358 (1939)  ١٣٥٨ - ١٩٣٩
1358 (1939)  ١٣٥٨ - ١٩٣٩ Proof

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