Silver Coin 1920 AD 1338 AH Egyptian Ten Piastres King Fuad I ANACS EF 40 Details
Description: A beautiful extremely fine 1338 AH or 1920 AD Egyptian ten 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 EF 40 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 10 piastres, weighs 14 grams of 83.3 silver and is approximately 32 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #327.
Condition: The coin is graded Extremely Fine EF 40 Detailed by ANACS and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The coin has beautiful eye appeal with its details being well preserved with minimum wear commensurate with its circulated state. 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, some toning, some bag marks and wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. Please see photos for condition information.
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