Sahtout is an old Palestinian , Syrian and Jordanian coin that equaled five paras . In Egypt there was an area unit called shot which one out of 24 parts of a sahm and the sahm is equal to one part out of 576 parts of a Feddan . Therefore the soht is equal to one part out of 13824 of a Feddan a very small area in relation to the Feddan . Therefore in Egypt coins with with meager value were dubbed sahtout relative to soht .