• 50 Qirsh 2021, Egypt, Egypt Medical Teams
  • 50 Qirsh 2021, Egypt, Egypt Medical Teams
Description

In appreciation of the Egyptian medical staff’ tremendous efforts in saving the lives of thousands of citizens amid the pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19), Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait order to issue 10 million 1-pound coins and five million 50-piaster coins.

Obverse

Depicts two doctors and two nurses. The inscription "Egypt Medical Teams" and crescent (emblem of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement) above, date below.

فرق مصر الطبية
2020

Reverse

State name in Arabic, denomination in Arabic and English, year of issue in Gregorian and Hijri calendar years (both in Arabic).

جمهورية مصر العربية
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١٤٤٢هـ قِرشاً ٢٠٢١م
50 PIASTRES

Edge
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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