Finances: 50% increase in the amounts offered of change during Eid Al-Fitr

The Ministry of Finance announced an increase in the offered quantities of the auxiliary coins “Fakkah” by 50%; To meet the needs of all government agencies, and the private sector, including large commercial chains; It helps to facilitate citizens, facilitate buying and selling activities, and avoiding any bottlenecks in car parks or markets. The total production of “fakkah” per month is £ 45 million.

Coins are exchanged, coins and commemorative medals are exchanged, and our heroes receive medals of excellence, embellishments and insignia; In appreciation for their growing role in the service of the country, each of the national shields tells a purely Egyptian success story, with a unique historical achievement, in which the efforts of the Egyptians join forces.

Between this and that, “golden fingers” embody creative creations in which the past is mixed with its ancient civilization, and the present with its rich historical achievements. To cross the “new republic” with huge national projects; Long live Egypt, proud of the unity of its people, and move vigorously forward, under its wise political leadership, in the process of construction and development, to overcome all local and global challenges; to find his way to the ranks of developed countries; To meet the developmental needs of citizens, in a way that satisfies their aspirations.


Characters immortalized by the coin

And because a picture, as they say, is a thousand words; Choosing it is an art that everyone feels the beauty of its components, but of course not all people are good at drawing these creative paintings, and multiplying this challenge by its different vocabulary if we want this image on circulating or commemorative coins ” mint “; Where the matter goes beyond the translation of the same idea into designs that can be implemented on metal, to the choice of the type of fonts that vary between “Raq’ah, Naskh, Farsi, Thuluth and Diwani” according to the space and number of words, then the fine artistic coordination between the image and the inscribed sentences; In line with a more open scientific approach, innovation is unleashed; To have each work or design, a special taste, we can express it as “brand”.

In this way, the passion to learn about the journey of producing circulating and commemorative coins, national shields, medals of excellence, medals and insignia increases, and the interest in “public treasury and coins” is rich in many creative arts, and perhaps the The most important thing that catches the eye of every righteous person is a “love” of a special kind between Workers and their tools in drawing, designing, sculpting and striking are reflected in unique creations embodying what we intend to documented in the memory of the Egyptians.

Currency of the United Arab Republic
Currency of the United Arab Republic

Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance, believes in the importance of developing national awareness and preserving the Egyptian identity, has increased interest in the development of the “Public Treasury and the Mint” interest and the work in the spirit of “a team” consolidated. led by Major General Hossam Khader, Head of Government, in a way that is manifested in increasing the level of performance, achieving comprehensive quality, improving human capabilities, expanding the use of technical and technological solutions, the localization of leading global expertise, and the deepening of the local component.

In the design section, the experiences of “the sheiks of the profession or industry” are mixed with the ideas of young people; To produce innovative works, connecting the originality of the past with its antiquity, and the present with its multiplicity of contemporary side branches. The first thing that catches your eye in this unit is the performance of director and consultant designer, Nevin Metwally Mustafa , which helps to lay the foundation of competition that stimulates innovation among designers to transform any client’s idea into feasible designs. Taking into account the optimal use of modern technology, and in this, everyone competes, and the person concerned chooses the best model that expresses the achievements that are meant to be documented.

And every year the Egyptians are on a date with a new creativity for the Labor Day Shield, and in this the excellence of the creators is evident in the management of designs that face this annual challenge of innovation, which is one of its pillars staring, the stars of Arabic calligraphy, led by: Gamal Abdel Azim and Taha Sonbol, and they take on the task of choosing The appropriate font for writing and the idea, and the design in all its vocabulary, and everyone goes day and night on; To dig their names with light letters in the field of creative work.

King Fouad coins
King Fouad coins

With the end of the design phase, we enter the work of the mint factory, and perhaps the first thing that catches our eye is the remarkable performance of a new model of Egyptian women tender, by sculpting engineers Mona Yassin, Marwa Fathy and Rawan Osama, with the hand of plaster and the preparation of the so-called “shapes” on steel. , or by computer programs, then we go to the stage of filtering the “molds” in the mold required for installation on coin machines or pistons, after confirming the percentage hardness, and reviewing the engraved inscriptions after heat treatment, then the products are sorted and packaged.

The Treasury and Mint Department is unique in producing the seals of the “emblem of the republic.” In this, Major-General Hossam Khader Dr. To have a national number for each stamp in an electronic database, and to automate the work cycle within this important qualitative department.

And because many want to win medals, badges, badges, badges, metal badges and rank badges, made of gold, silver, bronze and nickel, there is a general marketing and sales department run by Sana Ibrahim, which is full of many inspirational models, including: commemorative medals for the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Dome of the Rock, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, commemorative medals for the itinerary of the Holy Family’s journey, a group of the three popes “Cyrollos, Shenouda, and Tawadros”, the late Sheikh Muhammad Metwally Al-Shaarawy, the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser, the late President Muhammad Anwar Sadat, and the first Arabian dinar Abdul Malik bin Marwan, ”Historical Cairo Memorial Medals on the 1050th Anniversary of his Foundation family, and the latest editions of commemorative coins.

historical coins
historical coins

It can not be devoid of talk about the interest of the public treasury and coins, which abound in its unique museum, which, as Salah Al-Basha and Yasmine Gamal say, mixes historical possessions with modern publications that the ingenuity of “gold fingers “embodied. , which transformed ideas into innovative designs. With mastery skill and accuracy.

And between the historical ages, each of us dives into the journey to build national awareness of the greatness of our ancestors, which requires all of us to show their strong determination and keep working hard. To complete the march of civilization wealth, eyes often stop at the attractive creative works, including: commemorative medals for the family of Muhammad Ali, gold and silver coins for the honorable prophet’s migration, 14 centuries since the revelation of the Holy One Cor. a, commemorations commemorating the Millennium Day of Al-Azhar, and the procession of the transport of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum to the Museum of Civilization in Fustat, commemorations for the centenary of Banque Misr, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, a commemorative medal documenting King Fouad’s visit to France, a model of the Kaaba, and other rich collectibles.

currency industry
currency industry

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