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1992 Egypt 10 Qirsh coin pendant Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque Cairo Citadel Egyptian Ottoman Minarets Pyramids Nile Arabic necklace n002013

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1992 Egypt 10 Qirsh {1-year issue} The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha FEATURING front: Illustration representing the Mosque of Mohamed Ali at the Citadel of Salah El Din The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي, Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo. The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son, who died in 1816. This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city any direction. back: Stylized state name, Denomination, year of issue in Hijri and Gregorian calendar years (all in Arabic). Lettering: جمهورية مصر العربيه ١٠ قروش ١٤١٣ ١٩٩٢ Translation: Arab Republic of Egypt 10 Piastres • quantity 1 • polished Aluminium-bronze coin • diameter: 23 mm • weight: 4.9 g CHOOSE FROM DROP DOWN MENU {2.4 mm thick cords} • 22" black cotton necklace with lobster clasp • 24” brass ball chain {lightweight 5 g} • 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo}  • no chain or cord message me if you need a shorter length black necklace  facebook.com/coinedJewelry instagram.com/coinedJewelry twitter.com/coinedJewelry pinterest.com/coinedJewelry tumblr.com/blog/coinedJewelry