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1979 Egypt Silver Coin One Pound FAO and CYI Series Nutrition and Health Beautiful Uncirculated Proof

  • $ 49.99

Description: Beautiful uncirculated proof silver coin from Egypt. This is the 1979 (1399 AH) One Egyptian Pound silver coin from the FAO (UN Food Agriculture Organization) and IYC series. The coin depicts the image of a seated ancient Egyptian mother nursing a baby with the letters FAO under the seat and the words Nutrition and Health behind her and images of foodstuff in front of her. The reverse of the coin has the date and denomination. The reverse also has indication that it is a coin from the Arab Republic of Egypt. It is a proof coin with a mintage of 2500 piece, listed as KM-489, and weighs 14.50 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.

Mint: Egypt.

Size and Weight: This is a one pound, weighs 14.5 grams and is ~35 mm in diameter.

References: It is KM #489.

Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this coin as uncirculated proof with all of its details being well preserved and mirror like fields. It is beautiful with no wear that we could find and is problem free. It does have a few scratches and some minor bag marks all of which can be seen in the photos. Just a great looking coin which would make a great addition to your collection. 


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