Silver Coin 1920 AD 1338 AH Egyptian Five Piastres King Fuad I ANACS VF 30
Description: A beautiful on year type very fine 1338 AH or 1920 AD Egyptian five piastres silver coin. The coin depicts the name of Sultan Fuad or Fouad (who ruled Egypt during the British occupation) and the date 1335 AH, when he became sultan (his accession date) on the obverse. The reverse has the denomination, the AH and the AD dates and saying "al-sultanah al masryah" or the Egyptian Sultanate. The coin is graded by ANACS as VF 30 Details with the details being that the coin was cleaned. Despite this fact the coin is beautiful and worthy of a spot in your collection. The coin comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Mint: Egypt (actually these were minted in England and have the mint mark H on the reverse for Birmingham England).
Size and Weight: This is a 5 piastres, weighs 7 grams of 83.3%25 silver and is approximately 25 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #326.
Condition: The coin is graded about uncirculated VF 30 Detailed by ANACS and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The coin has beautiful eye appeal with its details being well preserved and having wear commensurate with its circulated status. The coin is labeled as cleaned, but inspection of the coin reveals a beautiful coin with no objectionable hairlines or problems. The coin is better than the photos suggest. It does have scratches, is nicely toned (this sort of negates the grading detail), some bag marks and wear commensurate with its age and circulated status. Please see photos for condition information.
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