Egypt Gold 1922, AH 1340 Hundred Piastres Coin King Fuad or Fouad NGC AU 55
Description: A beautiful 1922 AD (1340 AH) One Hundred Egyptian Qirsh or Piastres gold coin. The coin depicts the ex-king of Egypt Fuad or Fouad the first bust wearing a fez facing right on the obverse. The obverse has the legend "Fouad the First King of Egypt", in Arabic, along the edge. The coin is also labeled (Al Mamlaka al Masriyah) Kingdom of Egypt in the center of the reverse and has the denomination and date around it. This coin is a one-year type, it is KM-341 and weighs 8.50 grams of 0.875 gold. This is the yellow gold variety. It measures approximately 23 mm in diameter. The coin is graded by NGC as AU 55 and comes in a plastic slab so labelled. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1922 AD - 1340 AH.
Size and weight: This is the hundred qirsh or piastres gold coin, weighs 8.50 grams of 87.5% purity gold and is ~23 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #341.
Condition: The coin is graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as about uncirculated AU 55. The coin has quite a bit of its original mint luster and minimum wear commensurate with its about uncirculated state. The coin looks much better than the photos show. It does have some wear, some scratches, and minor bag marks. It is a great looking coin worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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