• 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, Benban Solar Park
  • 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, Benban Solar Park
Description

Benban Solar Park is a photovoltaic power station with a total capacity of 1650 MWp which corresponds to an annual production of approximately 3.8 TWh. It is located in Benban (Aswan Governorate) in the western desert, approximately 650 km south of Cairo and 40 km northwest of Aswan. Benban is currently the 4th largest solar power plant in the world.

Obverse

A number of solar panels in a field with the sun rising above them. Inscriptions in Arabic "Solar Energy Farms in Aswan" above, country name and year of issue in Gregorian and Hijri calendars (both in Arabic) below.

مزارع الطاقه الشمسية بأسوان
مصر
١٤٤٠هـ ٢٠١٩ م

Reverse

State name in Arabic, denomination in Arabic and English.

جمهورية مصر العربية
٥٠ قرشاً
50 PIASTRES

Edge

50 Qirsh (Piastres)

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Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Brass Clad Steel
Weight 6.5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Cairo Mint

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