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Live auction - fwo_456615 - EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FAROUK 100 Piastres or jaune, pour le mariage de Farouk AH 1357 1938

EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FAROUK 100 Piastres or jaune, pour le mariage de Farouk AH 1357 1938  MS
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 630 €
Maximum bid : 650 €
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 18:07:59
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : 100 Piastres or jaune, pour le mariage de Farouk AH 1357
Date: 1938
Quantity minted : 5000
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 875 ‰
Diameter : 23,85 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 8,50 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
L’exemplaire a été légèrement nettoyé dans les champs puis s’est patiné
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur Frédéric Nordmann


Obverse legend : (LÉGENDE ARABE).
Obverse description : Buste de Farouk à gauche en uniforme.


Reverse legend : (LÉGENDE ARABE).
Reverse description : entouré d'une arabesque.


Cette pièce commémore le mariage de Farouk et de Farida en 1938.

Historical background



Farouk (1920-1952), son of Fuad I, succeeded his father in 1936 as King of Egypt and Sudan. January 20, 1938, he married Safinaz Zulfiqar (1921-1988), which receives the name of Farida and he has three daughters. He divorced in 1948 and married in 1951 Narriman Sadek (1934) who gives him a son, Fuad II, born in 1952. He abdicated in 1952 in favor of his son Fuad II which will be filed Jun. 18, 1953.

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