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3 Beautiful Coins From Egypt!

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 Posted 03/06/2012  8:29 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I received coins from a friend in Egypt today--Thanks Amr!

They came in really cool packaging



Inside were 3 great coins--a King Farouk 2 Piastres from 1944, plus a 50 Piastre and 1 Pound coins from 2007.
I'll post more photos later.


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03/06/2012 10:15 pm
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 Posted 03/06/2012  8:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Apollo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice, those look awesome.
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 Posted 03/07/2012  05:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add triggersmob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
View my Coins here, (NOW WITH OVER 16,800 IMAGES).... http://www.coincommunity.org/galler...hp?cat=10048
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 Posted 03/07/2012  06:38 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kenney to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
there's always a little something special with egypt coins.
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 Posted 03/07/2012  11:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mvojnovic to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ah, ancient Egypt themed coins are always nice. Nice stamps and postcards too. (If those two are postcards )
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 Posted 03/07/2012  5:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a picture of the 1944 2 Piastre coin, picturing King Farouk. It's a great coin!

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03/07/2012 5:12 pm
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 Posted 03/07/2012  6:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kenney to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
that's a rreally nice coin
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 Posted 03/07/2012  8:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is the 1 Pound coin--it's a very nice coin too; the detail is great!

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 Posted 03/07/2012  8:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Apollo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Why do they name it one pound.....inspired off the British ?
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 Posted 03/07/2012  9:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Apollo, that would be my guess too--the British occupied Egypt for a while and the pound was a stable currency.
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 Posted 03/08/2012  06:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add triggersmob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
there's always a little something special with egypt coins.


Especially if Amr has anything to do with it.

Steve
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 Posted 03/08/2012  11:21 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add WVUcoins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Those two are great looking coins but no holding back. Lets see a closeup of the third coin you received.
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 Posted 03/09/2012  3:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It takes time to take pictures the coin deserves.
Here is the 2007 50 Piastres--isn't it great!

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 Posted 03/09/2012  3:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Apollo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful, nice detail!
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 Posted 03/09/2012  4:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kenney to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
wow those are nice looking coins.
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 Posted 03/09/2012  4:25 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DVCollector to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great details and those details are precise!
King Tut's death mask on the coin is almost exactly true to the original.
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