Menu

5 Qirsh - Farouk

5 Qirsh - Farouk -  obverse 5 Qirsh - Farouk -  reverse

© David Mikeladze

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1356-1358 (1937-1939)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Piastres (0.05 EGP)
Composition Silver (.833)
Weight 7 g
Diameter 25.9 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 366
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:
٥ قروش
المملكة
المصرية
١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧

Translation:
5 Qirsh
Egyptian Kingdom
1937 1356

Edge

Security edge

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1356 (1937)  5.15 5.81 ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧
1356 (1937)  ١٣٥٦ - ١٩٣٧ Proof
1358 (1939)  8,000,000 5.46 13.90 ١٣٥٨ - ١٩٣٩
1358 (1939)  ١٣٥٨ - ١٩٣٩ Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: Chech, DerBAERIGE-WeltmuenzenQgmx.de, enrico, superv, SAHAR1976, jprrrr, nago, haitham mansy, coinsmor, floyd1, ybigdan, PatPhares, gringo.l, donmart, squash70, abeilleecureuil, dellrugby, blackarrow, Gorcoin, nassbr

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×65)
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Germany
Languages :
English Chinese German Spanish French Luxembourgish Dutch Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×149)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×53)
Country: Greece
Languages : English Greek French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×114)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Hungarian
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×94)
Country: Switzerland
Languages : English German Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×216)
Country: Egypt
Languages : English Arabic
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×343)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×87)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×151)
Country: Australia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Arabic French Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Ukraine
Languages : English Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×759)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×852)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: none
Country: Israel
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: Brazil
Languages : English Portuguese

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 19 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

Bullion value: 3.19 USD Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of silver at 547 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from Egypt

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
5 Qirsh - Farouk