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Metal pounds and piastres - modern coins of Egypt

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Monetary unit of the Arabian Republic Egypt is the pound which consists of 100 piastres. In a money turnover there are coins of denomination 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 piastres and 1 pound.

In 1980 in Egypt 2 piastres and Copper-Nickel 20 piastres have been manufactured Aluminum-Bronze a coin, in 1984 in the circulation there were Aluminum-Bronze coins of 1 and 5 piastres. In 1992 there was an issue of brass 5 and 10 piastres of coins, and in 1993 Copper-Nickel coins in 25 piastres. The sizes of coins by degrees reduced, at first 5 piastres have reduced in 2004, 10 and 25 piastres - in 2008.

On June, 1st, 2006 coins of 50 piastres and 1 pound have been manufactured, notes with similar nominal values were removed from the circulation. On these coins Cleopatra's portraits VII are represented and Tutankhamen, the coin 1 pound is executed by the bimetallic. The size of a coin of 50 piastres has been reduced in 2007.

Coins of small nominal values meet much less often, than small notes, but all old coins to 5 piastres remain official currency.

Nominal value: 5 piastres
Stamping: 1992
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 piastres of Egypt the Reverse of 5 piastres of Egypt
Nominal value: 10 piastres
Stamping: 1992
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 piastres of Egypt the Reverse of 10 piastres of Egypt
Nominal value: 20 piastres
Stamping: 1992
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 20 piastres of Egypt the Reverse of 20 piastres of Egypt

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