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1966 Egypt Proof Silver Coin Ten Piastres Showing United Arab Republic Eagle

  • $ 64.99

Description:  A nice proof silver coin from Egypt. This is the 1966 (1386 AH) ten Egyptian piasters silver coin. The obverse of the coin depicts a standing eagle with a shield on its chest. The shield displays the tri-colored flag of the United Arab Republic which was red, white, and black with two green stars in the center. The stars stood for Egypt and Syria. The coin was struck during the time when Egypt and Syria formed the so-called United Arab Republic. The coin is labeled (al-Gomhouryah al-Arabyah al-Mutahida) United Arab Republic, has the indication Misr (Egypt) on the reverse indicating the coin was circulated in Egypt, and has the date as well as denomination also on the reverse. It is KM-398 and weighs ~7.0 grams of 0.720 silver. It measures approximately 26 mm in diameter and has a reeded edge. Please carefully review the scan as it is part and parcel of our description.  

Date: 1966 AD - 1386 AH.  

Mint: Egypt.  

Size and weight: This is a ten piastres, weighs ~7 grams and is ~26 mm in diameter.  

References: It is KM #398. 

Condition: This coin for that date was only issued as proof according to Krause Standard Catalog of World coin and had limited mintage. The coin is indeed proof with nice and clear fields. It is much nicer than the photos suggest. It is problem free with clear fields and is in excellent uncirculated condition. These are rather rare and of limited mintage so here is your opportunity to secure one for your collection. The coin is much better than the photos show with very nice eye appeal. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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