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  • 1 Millieme 1938, KM# 362, Egypt, Farouk I
  • 1 Millieme 1938, KM# 362, Egypt, Farouk I

Farouk I (1920–1965) was the tenth ruler of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936.

His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and the Sudan". He was overthrown in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 and forced to abdicate in favour of his infant son, Ahmed Fuad, who succeeded him as Fuad II. Farouk died in exile in Italy in 1965.

His sister, Princess Fawzia Fuad, was the first wife and consort of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.


Center hole divides the Kings's name (Farouk I) and title (King of Egypt) vertically, dates (Gregorian and Hegira).

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Center hole divides denomination with numerals on the left and Arabic on the right, in addition to the denomination in words on the bottom.

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1 Millieme

KM# 362
Material Cupronickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape round with a center hole
Alignment Medal
Bombay Mint (no mintmark)

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