Beautiful Silver Egyptian Coin 1933 AD or 1352 AH Very Fine or Better Ten Piastres King Fuad the First Facing Left
Description: A nice large 1352 AH or 1933 AD Egyptian ten piastres silver coin. The coin depicts the bust of King Fuad or Fouad the first (who ruled Egypt during the British occupation) facing left. He is wearing a military uniform and a fez and has the words Fouad the first King of Egypt along the edge on the obverse. The reverse has the words "Al Mamlkah Al Mesryah" (Kingdom of Egypt) in the center in beautiful calligraphy surrounded by the denomination and the date in years AD (1933) and AH (1352). This is KM 350 weighs ~14 grams of 0.833 silver and is ~32 mm in diameter. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This a ten piastres, which is approximately 32 mm in diameter and weighs ~13.8 gm of 83.3% silver and is ~33 mm in diameter. The coin has a reeded edge. References: It is KM #350.
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 a nice very fine or better with all the details being well preserved and having nice eye appeal. The coin is nicely toned with embedded soil in the calligraphy especially on the reverse. It has a few minor scratches, a few bag marks, and wear commensurate with its age and circulated status. The coin is much better than the photos suggest. The only thing we see with coin is a nick above the king's eye on the obverse which can be seen in the photos. Other than that it is problem free. Again the coin has nice eye appeal with general wear commensurate with its age and circulated status. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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