Egypt 10 Milliemes, 5 Piastres, 1 Pound (Year of the Child)  1979
Egypt 10 Milliemes, 5 Piastres, 1 Pound (Year of the Child) 1979

These coins were issued for the 'International Year of the Child.' There are three denominations:

10 MILLIEMES: 19 mm diameter, aluminum bronze
5 PIASTRES: 23 mm diameter, copper-nickel
1 POUND: 33 mm diameter, 0.347 troy ounces silver

The non-precious coins are worth small amounts:

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $2

The silver coin is worth its weight in silver. If silver is selling for $15 US dollars per troy ounce, the 1 pound is worth 0.347 x 15 = $5. If you have a 1 pound coin which is absolutely, completely uncirculated, add $2 to the silver value.

Coin: 20891 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: Tasyia, Sun, 27-Mar-2016 21:31:43 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 28-Mar-2016 02:59:07 GMT
Requester description: On side pictures a Egyptian woman sitting and feeding an infant with writing on left side of her and various food items like a fish and pile of grapes? on the right side of her. The other side has the date and denomination which I am unable to read.the only thing I can make out is 19V9.
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