5 Piastre    (sold for $11.0)


1937, Egypt, King Farouk I. Nice Silver 5 Piastres Coin. VF-XF!

Condition: VF-XF!
Reference: KM-366.
Denomination: 5 Piastres
Mint Date: 1937 (AH 1356)
Material: Silver (.833)
Diameter: 26mm
Weight: 6.97gm

Obverse: Young uniformed bust of King Farouk I looking left. Legends at sides.

Reverse: Kufic inscriptions above dual date (1937 / AH 1356). All within decorative floral border. Value (5) above.


Farouk I of Egypt (11 February 1920 - 18 March 1965), was the tenth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I of Egypt, in 1936.

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

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

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 Denomination: 5 Piastre
 Metal: Silver
 State: Arab Republic of Egypt (1953 - )
 Catalog reference:
  KM-366 367
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Coin variations: 5 instance(s)
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