• 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, New Assiut Barrage
  • 50 Qirsh 2019, Egypt, National Achievements of Egypt, New Assiut Barrage
Description

The New Assiut Barrage Project consists of an embankment dam, a gated spillway, a river hydropower plant and a navigation lock in the River Nile. The new project was implemented by a consortium of international and national companies with a total cost of EGP 6.5 billion.

Obverse

New Asyut Barrage across the River Nile. Inscriptions in Arabic "New Asyut Barrage" above, country name and year of issue in Gregorian and Hijri calendars (both in Arabic) below.

قناطر أسيوط الجديدة
مصر
١٤٤٠هـ ٢٠١٩م

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 22.6 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Cairo Mint

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