5 Pounds

5 Pounds -  obverse5 Pounds -  reverse

© Maged Habib


Country Egypt (Republic)
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1953–1958, 1971–date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1952-1960
Value 5 Pounds (5 EGP)
5 EGP = 0.32 USD
Currency Pound (1953-1958)
Composition Paper
Size 171 × 90 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 31
  • 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.


Dark green, gray-blue and brown.
Tut-ankh-amoun facing at right. Mohamad Ali Mosque at left.

البنك الأهلى المصرى
أصدر بمقتضى المرسوم العالى المؤرخ فى ٢٥ يونيو سنة ١٨٩٨
أتعهد بأن أدفع عند الطلب لحامل هذا السند
خمسة جنيهات
القاهرة فى ٣ فبراير ١٩٥٨
عن البنك الأهلى المصرى
عبد الجليل العمري
محافظ البنك


National Bank of Egypt
Issued by virtue of the High Decree of June 25, 1898
I pledge to pay, upon request, the holder of this bond an amount of five Egyptian pounds
Cairo, February 3, 1958


Statue of the Greek God NEILOS (Nile) - the Greek name for the River Nile - With 16 children symbolizing the sixteen branches of the Nile River at that time.
Watermark: Flower

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1952)  18% P#31a - Sig: Fekry - Prfx: أ ب ٦١ - أ ب ٨٠
ND (1955-1956)  27% P#31b - Sig: Saad - Prfx: أ ب ٨١ - أ ب ١٢٠
ND (1957-1959)  73% P#31c - Sig: El-Emary - Prfx: أ ب ١٢١ - أ ب ٢٢٠
ND (1960)  9% P#31d - Sig: El-Refay - Prfx: أ ب ٢٢١ - أ ب ٢٣٠

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