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1937 Egypt Five Piastres

Beautiful Egypt Silver Coin 1937 AD, 1356 AH Five Piastres King Farouk Bust Facing Left Wearing Fez

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Description: An about uncirculated or better 1937 (1356 AH) five Egyptian Piaster silver coin. The coin depicts the bust of the deposed King Farouk the first, wearing a fez, facing left. The reverse shows the denomination and has lotus flowers surrounding the words al-Mamlakah al-Mesryah (Kingdom of Egypt) and the date 1937 AD and 1356 AH. It is KM-366 and weighs 7 grams of 0.833 silver. It measures approximately 26 mm in diameter. Please carefully review the scan as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1937 AD - 1356 AH.

Mint: Egypt.

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

References: It is KM #366.

Condition: I would grade this coin as a nice about uncirculated or better with all the details being very well preserved and retaining some of its original mint luster with some spotty toning. The coin is much better than the scan shows and is much more lustrous than the scan suggest. It does have minor scratches, bag marks, nicks with minimum wear to design, commensurate with its age and circulated status. The coin is very pleasing and looks great. Please see photo for additional condition information.


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