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United Arab Republic (UAR) coins catalog

The United Arab Republic (UAR) was a state from 1958 to 1971. It was a political union between Egypt and Syria. UAR money was different - separately for Syria and separately for Egypt.
Syria seceded from the union after the 1961 Syrian coup d'état. Egypt continued to be known officially as the United Arab Republic until 1971.

Pound=100 piastres

United Arab Republic Egyptian coins (1958-1971)

coin Egypt 1 pound 1968
1 pound 1968

silver
commemorative coin
Commissioning of Power station for Aswan Dam
1968 1387
Power station for Aswan Dam, grain sprigs flank
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Egypt 1 pound 1972
1 pound 1970

silver
commemorative coin
1000th Anniversary - Al Azhar Mosque
1970 1972 / 1359 1961
Al Azhar Mosque
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Egypt 1 pound 1970 Nasser
1 pound 1970

silver
commemorative coin
Death of President Gamal Abdel Nasser
1970 / 1390
Head of President Nasser right
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

coin Egypt 50 piastres 1964
50 piastres 1964

silver
commemorative coin
Diversion of the Nile
50 / 1964 1384
1964 15 / Sadd el-Ali Dam (Aswan Dam), Nile River basin scene
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Egypt 50 piastres 1970 Nasser
50 piastres 1970

silver
commemorative coin
Death of President Gamal Abdel Nasser
50 / 1970 / 1390
Head of President Nasser right
Coin value - $10-12

 

 

coin Egypt 25 piastres 1960
25 piastres 1960

silver
commemorative coin
3rd Year of National Assembly
25 1960-1380 / Denomination above wings
Radiant sun behind building, hand on book in front
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Egypt 25 piastres 1964
25 piastres 1964

silver
commemorative coin
Diversion of the Nile
25 / 1964 1384
1964 15 / Sadd el-Ali Dam (Aswan Dam), Nile River basin scene
Coin value - $15-20

 

coin Egypt 25 piastres 1970 Nasser
25 piastres 1970

silver
commemorative coin
Death of President Gamal Abdel Nasser
25 / 1970 / 1390
Head of President Nasser right
Coin value - $8-10

 

 

coin Egypt 20 piastres 1960

20 piastres 1960 (1960, 1966)

silver
circulation coin
20 / 1960 / 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $30-35

 

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1960

10 piastres 1960 (1960, 1966)

silver
circulation coin
10 / 1960 / 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $15-17

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1967
10 piastres 1967

copper-nickel
circulation coin
10 / 1967 / 1387
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1959
10 piastres 1959

silver
commemorative coin
First Anniversary of U.A.R. Founding
10 / 1378 / 1959
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $30-35

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1964
10 piastres 1964

silver
commemorative coin
Diversion of the Nile
10 / 1964 1384
1964 15 / Sadd el-Ali Dam (Aswan Dam), Nile River basin scene
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1969
10 piastres 1969

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Cairo International Agricultural Fair
10 / 1969 / 1389
CAIRO / Grain sprig above globe and name
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1970
10 piastres 1970

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
FAO
10 / 1970/9/9 / 1952 9 9
F.A.O. / People with oxen, eagle above, logo below
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1970
10 piastres 1970

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Cairo International Industrial Fair
10
1390 1970 / Ship within cogwheel, dates in box below
Coin value - $3-4

 

coin Egypt 10 piastres 1970
10 piastres 1970

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of Bank Misr
10 / 1970-1400
Sun above building
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

coin Egypt 5 piastres 1960
5 piastres 1960 (1960, 1966)

silver
circulation coinage
5 / 1960 / 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin Egypt 5 piastres 1967
5 piastres 1967

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
5 / 1967 / 1387
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Egypt 5 piastres 1964
5 piastres 1964

silver
commemorative coin
Diversion of the Nile
5 / 1964 1384
1964 15 / Sadd el-Ali Dam (Aswan Dam), Nile River basin scene
Coin value - $7-10

 

coin Egypt 5 piastres 1968
5 piastres 1968

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
International Industrial Fair
5
1968 1388 / Globe with cogwheel section around
Coin value - $2-4

 

coin Egypt 5 piastres 1969
5 piastres 1969

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of International Labor Organization
5
1389 1969 / Hands holding open-ended wrenches within wreath
Coin value - $2-4

 

 

coin Egypt 20 milliemes 1958
20 milliemes 1958

aluminum-bronze
commemorative coin
Agricultural and Industrial fair in Cairo
20 / 1988 1378
Symbols of agriculture and industry
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

coin Egypt 10 milliemes 1960
10 milliemes 1960 (1958, 1960, 1966)

aluminum-bronze
10 / 1960 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Egypt 10 milliemes 1967
10 milliemes 1967

aluminum
10 / 1967 1386
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Egypt 5 milliemes 1960
5 milliemes 1960 (1960, 1966)

aluminum-bronze
5 / 1960 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Egypt 5 milliemes 1967
5 milliemes 1967

aluminum
5 / 1967 1386
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Egypt 2 milliemes 1962
2 milliemes 1962 (1962, 1966)

aluminum-bronze
5 / 1962 1381
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

coin Egypt 1 millieme 1960
1 millieme 1960 (1962, 1966)

aluminum-bronze
1 / 1960 1380
Eagle, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $1-2

 

See also - all Egyptian coins

 

 

United Arab Republic Syrian coins (1958-1961)

coin Syria 50 piastres 1958
50 piastres 1958

silver
circulation coinage
50 / 1958 1377 / Sword divides value within wreath
Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $15-20

 

 

coin Syria 50 piastres 1959
50 piastres 1959

silver
commemorative coin
1st Anniversary - Founding of United Arab Republic
50 / 1378 1959 / 1958 22
Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

coin Syria 25 piastres 1958
25 piastres 1958

silver
25 / 1958 1377 / Value flanked by oat sprigs in center of gear
Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $8-10

 

 

coin Syria 10 piastres 1960
10 piastres 1960

aluminum-bronze
10
1960 1380 / Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $1-3

 

 

coin Syria 5 piasters 1960
5 piastres 1960

aluminum-bronze
5
1960 1380 / Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $1-2

 

 

coin Syria 2.5 piastres 1960
2.5 piastres 1960

aluminum-bronze
2 1/2
1960 1380 / Hawk of Quraish, shield with 2 stars on breast
Coin value - $3-5

 

See also - all Syrian coins