Day: July 16, 2018
1923, Egypt, King Fuad I. Scarce Gold 20 Piastres (1/5 Pound) Coin. Mint Date: 1923 (AH 1341) Denomination: 20 Piastres (1/5 Pound) Condition. Certified and graded by NGC as MS-63! 875 Weight: 1.7gm. Obverse: Bust of King Fuad I of Egypt left, flanked by arabic legends. Reverse: Decortive medalion with Kufic inscriptions. Dual date (1929 / AH 1348) at sides. Fuad I (26 March 1868 – 28 April 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 of Egypt and Sudan in 1917, succeeding his elder brother Sultan Husayn Kamil. He substituted the title of King for Sultan when the United Kingdom formally recognized Egyptian independence in 1922. Fuad struggled with his sister throughout his reign. In 1930, he attempted to strengthen the power of the Crown by abrogating the 1923 constitution and replacing it with a new constitution that limited the role of parliament to advisory status only. Large scale public dissatisfaction compelled him to restore the earlier constitution in 1935. Fuad was born in Giza Palace in Cairo, the seventh son of Isma’il Pasha. His mother was Farial Kadin. As a great-grandson of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Fuad was of Albanian descent. He married his first wife in Cairo, 30 May 1895 at the Abbasiya Palace in Cairo, 14 February 1896, H. She was his cousin and the only daughter of Field Marshal H. Prince Ibrahim Fahmi Ahmad Pasha. They had two children, a son, Ismail Fuad, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Fawkia. Unhappily married, the couple divorced in 1898. During a dispute with the brother of his first wife, Fuad was shot in the throat. He survived, but carried that scar the rest of his life. Fuad married his second wife at the Bustan Palace, Cairo, 26 May 1919. Abdu’r-Rahim Pasha Sabri, sometime Minister of Agriculture and Governor of Cairo, by his wife, Tawfika Khanum Sharif. Queen Nazli also was a maternal granddaughter of Major-General H. Muhammad Sharif Pasha, sometime Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, and a great-granddaughter of Suleiman Pasha, a French officer in Napoleon’s army who converted to Islam and reorganized the Egyptian army. The couple had five children, the future Farouk I and four daughters, the Princesses Fawzia (who became Queen Consort of Iran), Faiza, Faika, and Fathiya. As with his first wife, Fuad’s relation with his second wife was also stormy. The couple continually fought; Fuad even forbidding Nazli from leaving the palace. Fuad died at the Qubba Palace in Cairo and was buried at the Khedival Mausoleum in the ar-Rifai Mosque in Cairo. The item “1923, Egypt, King Fuad I. Scarce Gold 20 Piastres (1/5 Pound) Coin. NGC MS-63″ is in sale since Sunday, December 3, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Gold”. The seller is “coinworldtv” and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Certification: NGC
- Certification Number: 2060291-022
- Grade: MS63
- Composition: Gold
SUNSET TRAILS STERLING Eastern Oregon Miners Association EOMA 75th Anniversary COMMEMORATIVE 2 oz. 853 FINE SOLID GOLD COIN BELT BUCKLE 14K SOLID GOLD ROPING & SETTING 151.6 GRAMS TOTAL WEIGHT. MEASUREMENTS: 2 7/16″ W by 3 3/8 L fits belt up to 1″. WEIGHT: 151.6 grams. MARKINGS: SUNSET TRAILS 14K STERLING MADE IN THE U. MCS BAKER CITY OR. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me! Please also note that all feed back is appreciated! Please leave feed back when you have received your item(s) and we will promptly leave your feed back in return! The item “SUNSET TRAILS sterling 2 OZ SOLID GOLD COIN Miners BELT BUCKLE Baker City OR” is in sale since Saturday, June 25, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Western Americana\Belt Buckles”. The seller is “kjentrprz” and is located in Vancouver, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available