25 Piastres Two stars in Coat of Arms

25 Piastres (Two stars in Coat of Arms) -  obverse25 Piastres (Two stars in Coat of Arms) -  reverse

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Features

Country Egypt (United Arab Republic)
Issuing bank Central Bank of Egypt
Period United Arab Republic (1958-1971)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1972-1977 (1967-1977)
Value 25 Piastres
0.25 EGP = 0.016 USD
Currency Pound (1958-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 42
  • 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

Blue, green and grayish brown on blue and orange underprint.
Sphinx with statue at left center.

Lettering:
البنك المركزىّ المصرىّ
خمسة وعشرون قرشا
٢٥ قرشا

Translation:
Central Bank of Egypt
Twenty five piastres
25 piastres

Reverse

United Arab Republic coat of arms with 2 stars, corn, cotton and wheat.

Watermark

Ancient Egyptian scribe
Metallic security strip

25 Piastres (Two stars in Coat of Arms) -  obverse

© Gamal Elgamassy

Comments

The P-42 has two stars in the Coat of Arms, P-47 has no stars.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1967-1970)  32% P#42a - Sig: Nazmy - Prfx: ح/١ ـ ح/٥٨
1972  3%
ND (1972-1975)  16% P#42b - Sig: Zendo - Prfx: ح/٥٩ ـ ح/١٢٦
1974  38%
1975  8%
1977  8% Do not use, please use P# 47

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