Coins

Egypt denies introducing new 100-pound coins to market

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 05:28 GMT

There is no truth to offering new 100-pound coins for circulation in the markets, according to a statement issued by the Cabinet today.

New one-pound coins with ‘Egypt’s Medical Staff’ slogan to be issued: Minister

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 05:42 GMT

The Egyptian Mint Authority will issue 10 million of 1-pound coins and five million of 50-piaster coins with a slogan of “Egypt’s Medical Staff,” the minister added.

Egypt produces LE1M coins daily: Fin. Min.

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 01:19 GMT

The Ministry of Finance affirmed its ability to meet all the market needs of "change" coins.

LE 1.5 million of coins to be daily minted in Eid- Finance Ministry

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 - 10:53 GMT

Measures are taken to face any change shortage, head of the Mint Authority Hossam Khedr said in a statement.

More coins to be minted to face any change shortage

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 12:14 GMT

The authority will mint extra amounts of coins of the denomination categories of the 1 pound, 50 piasters and 25 piasters, Khedr said in a statement.

Egypt's IDSC denies issuing new coins

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 10:43 GMT

The denominations currently minted are the 25-piaster, 50-piaster and 100-piaster coins, the center said in a report on Thursday.

Japan raps Coincheck, orders broader checks after $530 million cryptocurrency theft

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 07:28 GMT

The theft highlights the vulnerabilities in trading an asset that global policymakers are struggling to regulate and the broader risks for Japan as it aims to leverage the fintech industry to stimulate economic growth.

Hacked Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange to repay owners $425M

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 - 09:12 GMT

That amounts to nearly 90 percent of the 58 billion yen worth of NEM coins the company lost in an attack that forced it to suspend on Friday withdrawals of all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin.

329 ancient coins seized before being smuggled to France

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:40 GMT

329 ancient coins were seized with an Egyptian passenger at Cairo International Airport while trying to smuggle them to France on Sunday.

Cairo Airport thwarts smuggling of 28 historic coins

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 11:16 GMT

Cairo Airport authorities successfully thwart an attempt to smuggle 28 historic coins.

Cairo Airport thwarts smuggling of 28 historic coins

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 11:16 GMT

Cairo Airport authorities successfully thwart an attempt to smuggle 28 historic coins.

Ancient coins, documents delivered to Iraqi, Chinese embassies

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 12:44 GMT

Ancient coins and documents were delivered to Iraqi and Chinese embassies during a handover ceremony held by the Ministry of Antiquities in the Egyptian Museum on Sunday.

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