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Live auction - fwo_500987 - EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FUAD I 500 Piastres Proof AH1348 1929

EGYPT - KINGDOM OF EGYPT - FUAD I 500 Piastres Proof AH1348 1929  MS62 PCGS
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Estimate : 6 000 €
Price : 5 400 €
Maximum bid : 5 400 €
End of the sale : 04 June 2019 18:59:33
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : 500 Piastres Proof AH1348
Date: 1929
Quantity minted : 400
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 875 ‰
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 42,7 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R2
slab PCGS
Coments on the condition:
La monnaie est sous coque PCGS PR62. Rayures superficielles dans les champs
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection R. P


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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