Rare Silver Egyptian Coin 1939 AD or 1358 AH 10 Piastres Uncirculated PCGS MS64 King Farouk the First Facing Left
Description: A beautiful and lustrous, uncirculated mint state, rare 1358 AH or 1939 AD Egyptian ten piastres silver coin. The coin depicts the bust of King Farouk the first (who ruled Egypt in the period 1936-1952) facing left. He is wearing a uniform and a fez and has the words Farouk 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 with the date in years AD (1939) and AH (1358), the denomination above it and surrounded with a tasseled wreath. This is a relatively rare coin in such a nice condition since this was heavily circulated coin at the time. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This is a 10 piastres, which is approximately ~33 mm in diameter and weighs ~14 grams of 83.3% silver. The coin has a reeded rim with the central beaded portion, which is an unusual feature in world coins.
References: It is KM #367.
Condition: The coin is uncirculated and is graded as Mint State (MS) 64 by PCGS and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. A beautiful lustrous coin worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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