Egypt Silver 1970 AD 1390 AH Commemorative One Pound Silver Coin Commemorating The Death of Gamal Abdel Nasser ANACS Graded MS64
Description: Beautiful Brilliant Uncirculated large and heavy silver coin graded by ANACS as Mint State MS64. This is the 1970 (1390 AH) One Egyptian Pound or Gineih silver coin commemorating the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser. The coin depicts the bust of the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser facing right. The coin commemorates Nasser's death in September 1970 after ruling Egypt for 18 years, since he deposed King Farouk in July 1952. The obverse also has the caption "Al-Gomhopriayah Al Arabyaha Al Mutahida" or United Arab Republic (UAR) on top of the central denomination. The coin was issued during the period when Egypt and Syria formed the URA. The reverse is all in beautiful naskhi Arabic Calligraphy showing the dates, the denomination, and the fact that it is from the UAR. There is also an arabesque floral design on the bottom. Just a great looking coin with beautiful clean fields. It is KM-425 and weighs 25 grams of 0.72 silver. It measures approximately 40 mm in diameter. The coin has a reeded edge. Please carefully review the photos presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1970 AD - 1390 AH.
Size and Weight: This is a one pound, weighs 25 grams and is 40 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #425.
Condition: The coin is uncirculated and is graded by ANACS as mint state MS64. It comes in a plastic slab and is marked as such. It has all of its details very well preserved. The coin is much better than the scan shows. It does have some minor scratches in the fields and some bag marks. Just a great looking coin which would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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