20 Piastre Sultanate of Egypt (1914 - 1922) Silver Hussein Kamel ...

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1917, Egypt (British Protectorate). Large Silver 20 Piastres Crown.
Reference: KM-321.
Denomination: 20 Piastres
Mint year: 1917 (AH1335)
Ruler: Sultan Husayn Kamil (British Administration)
Material: Silver (.833) .749 oz. ASW
Diameter: 40.1mm
Weight: 27.74gm
Obverse: Arabic script above bi-lingual value (20 PIASTRES). All within wreath. Dates (1917 / AH 1335) below.
Legend: Kufic script in arabic legends above accession date (AH 1333) of the Sultan. All within wreath.
For your consideration a large silver crown issued during the British Administration of Egypt in 1916.
Sultan Husayn Kamil (November 21, 1853 – October 9, 1917) was the Sultan of Egypt and Sudan from December 19, 1914 – October 9, 1917, during the British occupation which lasted from 1882-1922.
Husayn was the son of Khedive Isma’il Pasha, who was ruler of Egypt and Sudan from 1863 until 1879. Kamil became Sultan of Egypt and Sudan after the deposition of his nephew, Khedive Abbas by the British. Egypt was declared a British protectorate in 1914 at the beginning of World War I. These moves brought to an end the nominal control of Egypt and Sudan by the Ottomans.
Upon his death, his only son, Prince Kamal al-Din Husayn, declined the succession, and Husayn Kamil’s brother Ahmed Fuad ascended the throne. At the beginning of Naguib Mahfouz’s novel Palace Walk, Ahmad Abd al-Jawwad says "What a fine man Prince Kamal al-Din Husayn is! Do you know what he did? He refused to ascend the throne of his late father so long as the British are in charge.

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Posted by: anonymous  2016-11-21
CoinWorldTV 1917, Egypt (British Protectorate). Large Silver 20 Piastres Crown. aXF! Reference: KM-321. Condition: About XF! Denomination: 20 Piastres Mint year: 1917 (AH1335) Ruler: Sultan Husayn Kamil (British Administration) Material: Silver (.833) .749 oz. ASW Diameter: 40mm W ...

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-08-19
EGYPT 1916 20 Piastres Silver Crown VF-XF

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EGYPT 1917 20 Piastres Silver Crown XF

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-02
Egypt. 20 Piastres, AH1335 / 1916. Dav-20; KM-321. Sultan Hussein Kamal, 1915-1917. Light brown toning. NGC graded MS-64. Estimated Value $125 - 150. The Judy Cahn Collection. Categories: World Crowns and Minors

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Posted by: anonymous  2015-03-01
Egypt. 20 Piastres, AH1335/1917H. Dav-20; KM-322. Sultan Hussein Kamal. Occupation coinage. NGC graded AU-58. Estimated Value $100 - 125 Categories: World Crowns and Minors

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Posted by: anonymous  2014-10-08
EGYPT 1916 20 Piastres Silver Crown UNC
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