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1977 Egypt 10 Milliemes coin pendant Corrective Revolution Egyptian Great Sphinx of Giza pyramids Cairo Nile mythical Thebes n002928

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Commemorative issue 1971 Corrective Revolution Egypt 10 Milliemes {1977, 1979} FEATURING front: sun above head, date left Lettering: ١٥ مايو ١٩٧١ Translation: May 15, 1971 The Corrective Revolution (officially launched as the "Corrective Movement") was a reform program launched on 15 May 1971 by President Anwar Sadat. It involved purging Nasserist members of the government and security forces, often considered pro-Soviet and left-wing, and drumming up popular support by presenting the takeover as a continuation of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, while at the same time radically changing track on issues of foreign policy, economy, and ideology. Sadat's Corrective Revolution also included the imprisonment of other political forces in Egypt, including liberals and Islamists. back lettering: جمهورية مصر العربية ١٠ مليمات ١٣٩٧ ١٩٧٧ Translation: Arab Republic of Egypt 10 Milliemes 1977 1397 • quantity 1 • demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Brass coin • diameter: 21 mm • weight: 3.25 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