1 Pound 1930-1948

1 Pound (1930-1948) -  obverse1 Pound (1930-1948) -  reverse

© Maged Habib

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
King Ahmed Fuad I (1922-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1930-1948
Value 1 Pound
1 EGP = 0.06 USD
Currency Pound (1922-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 22
  • 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 and brown circle over watermark at left unprinted.
Portrait of King Tut-Ankh-amoun in brown at right.

Lettering:
NATIONAL BANK OF EGYPT
أتعهد بأن أدفع عند الطلب مبلغ جنيه واحد مصرى لحامل هذا السند
اصدر بمقتضى المرسوم العالى المؤرخ فى ٢٥ يونيو سنة ١٨٩٨
I promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of
ONE
Egyptian Pound

عن البنك الأهلى المصرى
For the National bank of Egypt

محافظ البنك
Governor

Reverse

Back: Mosque at center.
Watermark: Sphinx.

Lettering:
البنك الأهلى المصرى
١
جنيه مصرى

Translation:
National Bank of Egypt
1
Egyptian Pound

Watermark

Sphinx.

Comments

P#22c, P22d, and P#22e have 3 different signatures for Nixon, distribution of the prefixes will need to be established.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1930)  P#22a - Sig: Hornsby - Prfx: J/11 - J/13
ND (1931-1940)  P#22b - Sig: Cook - Prfx: J.14 - J/36
ND (1940-1943)  P#22c - Sig: Nixon (1) - Prfx: J/38 - J/?
ND (1943)  P#22d - Sig: Nixon (2) - Prfx: J/? - J/?
ND (1943-1945)  P#22e - Sig: Nixon (3) - Prfx: J/? - J/100
ND (1948)  P#22f - Sig: Leith-Ross - Prfx: J/101 - J/120

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