• 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, National Roads Network Project
  • 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, National Roads Network Project
Description

The National Roads Project is a large Egyptian infrastructure project initiated by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in August 2014. The project includes the construction of 39 new roadways with a total length of 4,400 km. The new road network will account for around 10% of the total length of all roads in Egypt. Among the planned roads are the Ismailia-Banha (33 km), the Sohag-Red Sea Road (180 km) and the Wadi al-Natrun-Alamein (134 km).

Obverse

Roads and bridges. Inscriptions in Arabic "National Roads Network" above, country name and year of issue in Gregorian and Hijri calendars (both in Arabic) below.

الشبكة القومية للطرق
مصر
١٤٤٠هـ ٢٠١٩م

Reverse

State name in Arabic, denomination in Arabic and English.

جمهورية مصر العربية
٥٠
قرشاً
50 PIASTRES

Edge

50 Qirsh (Piastres)

National Achievements of Egypt
National Roads Network Project

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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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