Egypt Gold 1938, AH 1357 Twenty Piastres Commemorating King Farouk's Wedding Graded MS65 by NGC
Description: Uncirculated, Mint State 65, 1938 (1357 AH) twenty Egyptian Piastres gold coin with full mint luster. The coin is graded by The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of America as Mint State (MS) 65. 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-370 and weighs 1.7 grams of 0.875 gold. This is the yellow gold version. It measures approximately 15mm in diameter. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1938 AD - 1357 AH.
Size and Weight: This is a twenty piastres, weighs 1.7 grams and is ~15 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #370.
Condition: The coin is graded MS65 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 commensurate with its mint state designation. Please see photo for condition information.
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