Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Cosimo zingy, Oct 23, 2020.
found this coin in a coin star machine couldn’t identify anybody have any ideas
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10 qirsh. 0.625 silver! Nice find.
Did you mean 1900 ? The date on the coin I showed is 1900
Nope, 1955. Click on the link The Eidolon provided above for an explanation. Nice score!
Yes, I was confused when I first collected middle eastern/arabic coins, but it doesn't take long to master arabic numerals.
combination of Western-style and Arabic numerals. This Algerian 5 centimes has
AD dates in Western-style numerals on one side but the denomination with the
Arabic 5 on the other. So at a first glance it looks like it's worth zero.
@The Eidolon stated, a 10 Qirsh from Egypt.
At least it is silver. According to numista worth about $6 in VF condition.
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