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Live auction - fwo_456621 - EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FUAD I 100 Piastres or AH1348 1929

EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FUAD I 100 Piastres or AH1348 1929  AU
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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 500 €
Maximum bid : 510 €
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 18:07:29
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : 100 Piastres or AH1348
Date: 1929
Quantity minted : 3000
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 875 ‰
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 8,50 g.
Edge : cannelée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur Frédéric Nordmann


Obverse legend : (LÉGENDE EN ARABE).
Obverse description : portrait à gauche du roi Fouad Ier en uniforme.


Reverse legend : (LÉGENDE EN ARABE).
Reverse description : dans le champ.

Historical background



Fouad (26/031868-28/04/1936) is first sultan in 1917 under the British protectorate. In 1922, during the dismantling of Turkey, Egypt becomes completely independent and was proclaimed King Fouad. Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter in 1922.

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