2 Qirsh

2 Qirsh -  obverse2 Qirsh -  reverse

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Features

Country Egypt (Arab Republic)
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1953-1958, 1971-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1400 (1980)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 2 Piastres (0.02 EGP)
Currency Pound (1971-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4.9 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 500,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 229
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Hawk of Qureish - Coat of Arms of Arab Republic of Egypt (1977-1984)

Lettering: جمهورية مصر العربية

Translation: Arab Republic of Egypt

Reverse

Denomination divides dates, legend above

Lettering:
جمهورية مصر العربية
قرشان
٢
١٤٠٠ ١٩٨٠

Translation:
Arab Republic of Egypt
2 Qirsh
1980 1400

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Hawk of Qureish - was the Coat of Arms (1972-1984) of the Federation of Arab Republics &  Arab Republic of Egypt.
Eagle of Saladin - was the Coat of arms of the United Arab Republic (1958-1961-1971)
Notable difference between these two coat of arms are presence of 2 stars &  no stars on the shield.

Hawk of Quraish - was the Coat of Arms (1972-1984) of the Federation of Arab Republics & Arab Republic of Egypt.
Eagle of Saladin - was on the Coat of arms of the United Arab Republic (1958, 1961, 1971)
A notable difference between the two coats of arms is the difference between there being 2 stars & no stars on the shield.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1400 (1980)  0.43 0.48 0.46 0.59 1.05 1.08 ١٤٠٠ - ١٩٨٠

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