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Egypt, 10 Piastries, Hussein Kamel, Silver Coin 32 mm, 1917, World War I period, very fine to EVF

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Egypt, 10 Piastries, Silver 1917, very fine to EVF World War I Period
Country Egypt 
Years 1335 (1916-1917)
Calendar Islamic
Value 10 Piastres (0.10  EGP)
Metal Silver (.833)
Weight 14 g
Diameter 32 mm

The Battle of Beersheba (Turkish: Birüssebi Sava, German: Schlacht von Birüssebi)  was fought on 31 October 1917, when the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) attacked and captured the Yildirim Army Group garrison at Beersheba, beginning the Southern Palestine Offensive of the Sinai and Palestine campaign of World War I. 
British forces involved in Egypt and Palestine  1917
(Egypt Expeditionary Force)
42nd (East Lancashire) Division (arrived September 1914, left February 1917)
74th (Yeomanry) Division (formed March 1917, left May 1918)
Australian Mounted Division (formed February 1917)
75th Division (formed March - April 1917)
60th (2/2nd London) Division (arrived June 1917)
Yeomanry Mounted Division (formed July 1917)
10th (Irish) Division (arrived October 1917)
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