20 Pounds

20 Pounds -  obverse20 Pounds -  reverse

© Gamal Elgamassy

Features

Country Egypt (Arab Republic)
Issuing bank Central Bank of Egypt
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1953–1958, 1971–date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1976-1978
Value 20 Pounds
20 EGP = 1.28 USD
Currency Pound (1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 190 × 95 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 48
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Green with shades of gray and orange
Muhammad Ali mosque at the Citadel

Lettering:
Central bank of Egypt
Twenty pounds

Reverse

Green with shades of gray, brown, red, and orange
Pharaoh Ramses II on a war chariot
Edfu Temple carvings of the goddess Isis

Watermark

Ancient Egyptian scribe
No security thread

Comments

First version for this form Q1  5/ 7 / 1976
another version for this form Q29  3/ 5 / 1978

Edfu Temple   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Edfu

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1976-1978)  90% P# 48a - Sig: Ibrahim - Prfx: س١ ـ س٢٨
ND (1978)  10% P# 48b - Sig: Ibrahim - Prfx: س٢٩

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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