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1981 Egypt Silver Coin One Pound Suez Canal Third Reopening Proof Coin

  • $ 64.99

Description: Beautiful uncirculated silver proof coin from Egypt. This is the 1981 (1401 AH) One Egyptian Pound silver coin commemorating the third reopening of the Suez Canal, which occurred in December 1980. The coin depicts the image of three ships in water with the map showing the Suez Canal to the right and a maritime star to the left on the obverse. The obverse also has the legend "December 1980 commemorating the third reopening of the Suez Canal" to the left of the design along the edge. The reverse has the words "Arab Republic of Egypt"" on top and the denomination in the center between the date in AD and AH with a beautiful arabesque design in the bottom. It is KM 524, weighs 14.8 grams of 0.72 silver and a diameter of ~35 mm. The coin has a reeded edge and is proof condition with mirror like fields. A great looking coin, of low mintage (2000) worthy of a spot in your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1981 AD - 1401 AH.

Mint: Egypt.

Size and weight: This is a one pound, weighs 14.8 grams and is ~35 mm in diameter.

References: It is KM #524.

Condition: I would grade the coin as uncirculated proof with mirror like fields and great eye appeal. The note has no observable wear and has a minimum of surface marks. It is problem free and shows full mint luster. Just a great looking coin which would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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