Egypt 5 pounds commemorative 1985 silver proof

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by The Eidolon, Jul 9, 2020.

  1. The Eidolon

    The Eidolon Well-Known Member

    This is very far afield from what I usually collect! But it was pretty enough I picked it up
    anyway. According to Krause they minted 2000 proofs and 6000 regular strikes. I
    don't really collect proofs or non-circulating coinage, so I'll probably give it as a gift. Ob.jpg Rev.png
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  3. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Give it (gift it) to me........ devil.gif
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  4. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    What did you pay for that coin ? Those are getting harder and harder to find. You used to be able to get these at $50 and now $75-100.
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  5. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Pretty thing...
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  6. The Eidolon

    The Eidolon Well-Known Member

    $35. Sounds like I did all right. My local coin shop often has pretty good prices on
    obscure foreign stuff. Thanks for the price info.
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  7. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    You did really good. That coin on Ebay $100 all year.
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  8. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    Love that design, especially with the frosted surfaces and mirrors.
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  9. Cachecoins

    Cachecoins Historia Moneta

    Nice design. :)
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  10. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I think this coin is part of a set called " treasures something something". I have 2 King Tutankhamen coins...

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    My goal way down the road is to get either the small gold King Tut coin or the large King Tut coin. King Tut on the gold coin looks so amazing.
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