Egypt Gold 1938, AH 1357 Hundred Qirsh or Piastres Commemorating King Farouk's Wedding, Graded MS63 by NGC
Description: Uncirculated, Mint State 63, 1938 (1357 AH) Egyptian One Hundred Qirsh or Piastres gold coin with full mint luster. The coin is graded by The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America as Mint State (MS) 63. The coin depicts the ex-king of Egypt Farouk the first with uniformed bust facing left. These coins were minted to commemorate the young king's wedding to queen Farida in 1938. The coin is labeled (Al Mamlaka al Masriyah) Kingdom of Egypt. It is KM-372 and weighs 8.5 grams of 0.875 gold. This is the yellow gold version. It measures approximately 24mm in diameter. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1938 AD - 1357AH.
Size and Weight: This is a twenty piastres, weighs 8.5 grams and is ~24 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #372.
Condition: The coin is uncirculated and graded MS63 by NGC and has full mint luster. The coin is much better than the scan shows. It does have a minimum of the normal scratches and bag marks that come with such coins and has no wear commensurate with its mint state designation. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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