• 10 Qirsh 1929-1933, KM# 350, Egypt, Fuad I
  • 10 Qirsh 1929-1933, KM# 350, Egypt, Fuad I
Description

Fuad I (1868–1936) was the sultan and later king of Egypt and Sudan, sovereign of Nubia, Kordofan, and Darfur. The ninth ruler of Egypt and Sudan from the Muhammad Ali dynasty, he became sultan in 1917, succeeding his elder brother Hussein Kamel. He substituted the title of king for sultan when the United Kingdom recognised Egyptian independence in 1922.

Obverse

Depicts a uniformed bust of King Fuad I divide inscriptions "Fuad the First King of Egypt" left.
Engraver's initials below.

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

فؤاد الاول ملك مصر
PM

Reverse

Denomination above and legend (Egyptian Kingdom) in a circle, dates below. Mintmark (if any) on the bottom.

١٠ غروش
المملكة المصرية
١٩٢٩
BP.
١٣٤٨

Edge

10 Qirsh (Piastres)

Kingdom
KM# 350
Characteristics
Material Silver
Fineness 0.833
Weight 14 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Budapest Mint (BP)
Royal Mint

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