1979 Egypt Silver Coin Commemorative One Pound Ancient Egyptian Scribe Centennial of The Bank of Land Reform Nice Proof
Description: Beautiful Proof silver coin from Egypt. This is the 1979 (1399 AH) One Egyptian Pound, crown size, silver coin commemorating the 100th Year Anniversary of the Bank of Land Reform. The coin depicts the famous ancient Egyptian sitting scribe with scenes of ancient Egyptian farmers harvesting wheat and above them ancient Egyptian farmers plowing with an oxen driven plow all on the obverse. Just a great looking design. The reverse of the coin indicates that the coin is to commemorate the centennial of the bank and has the date and denomination. The reverse also has indication that it is a coin from the Arab Republic of Egypt. All of this is surrounded by lotus flowers. It is KM-491 and weighs 15 grams of 0.72 silver. It measures approximately 35 mm in diameter. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1979 AD - 1399 AH.
Size and Weight: This is a one pound, weighs 15 grams and is ~35 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #491.
Condition: I would grade the coin as a beautiful proof with all the details being well preserved and having nice a reflective fields. This coin is of a limited mintage (2000 for proof) and is rather scarce. The coin is beautiful with no wear what so ever and is problem free. It has a few surface scratches and minor bag marks, but nothing of concern. Just a great looking coin which would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.