• 1 Millieme 1929-1935, KM# 344, Egypt, Fuad I
  • 1 Millieme 1929-1935, KM# 344, Egypt, Fuad I
Description

Fuad I (1868–1936) was the sultan and later king of Egypt and Sudan, sovereign of Nubia, Kordofan, and Darfur. The ninth ruler of Egypt and Sudan from the Muhammad Ali dynasty, he became sultan in 1917, succeeding his elder brother Hussein Kamel. He substituted the title of king for sultan when the United Kingdom recognised Egyptian independence in 1922.

Obverse

Depicts a uniformed bust of King Fuad I divide inscriptions "King of Egypt" and "Fuad the First". Engraver's initials below.

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe (PM)

ملك مصر
فؤاد الأول
PM

Reverse

Denomination divides dates and legend (Egyptian Kingdom). Mintmark (if any) below.

١٣٥٤
١ مليم
المملكة المصرية
١٩٣٥
H

Edge

1 Millieme

Kingdom
KM# 344 Schön# 51
Characteristics
Material Bronze
Weight 4.3 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Bombay Mint (no mintmark)
Heaton Mint, Birmingham (H)

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