1938 Egypt One Pound Gold Coin Commemorating Farouk's Wedding NGC Mint State 64
Description: Uncirculated, Mint State 64, 1938 (1357 AH) Egyptian One Pound or 100 Piastres gold coin with full mint luster. The coin is graded by The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America as Mint State (MS) 64. The coin depicts the ex-king of Egypt Farouk the first with uniformed bust facing left. These coins were minted to commemorate the young king's wedding to queen Farida in 1938. The coin is labeled (Al Mamlaka al Masriyah) Kingdom of Egypt. It is KM-372 and weighs 8.5 grams of 0.875 gold (0.2391 oz AGW). The coin measures approximately 24mm in diameter. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1938 AD - 1357AH.
Size and Weight: This is a gold one pound or one hundred piastres, weighs 8.5 grams and is ~24 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #372.
Condition: The coin is uncirculated and graded MS 64 by NGC with full mint luster and lustrous clear fields. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. It does have a minimum of the normal scratches and bag marks that come with such coins and has no wear commensurate with its mint state designation. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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