5 Pounds

5 Pounds -  obverse5 Pounds -  reverse

© Gamal Elgamassy

Features

Country Egypt (Arab Republic)
Issuing bank Central Bank of Egypt
Period United Arab Republic (1958-1971)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1969-1978
Value 5 Pounds
5 EGP = 0.32 USD
Currency Pound (1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 170 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 45
  • 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

Black on blue and multicolor underprint.
Ahmad ibn Tulun Mosque at center right.

Lettering:
البنك المركزى المصرى
خمسة جنيهات مصرية

٥
جنيهات

Translation:
Central Bank of Egypt
Five Egyptian Pounds

5
Pounds

Reverse

Hapi, the Ancient Egyptian god of the annual flooding of the river Nile, bearing offerings to the right, the ruins of the funerary temple of Pharaoh Ramses II (the Ramesseum) to the left. Upper and lower friezes depicting daily life in Ancient Egypt.

Lettering:
Five EGYPTIAN POUNDS
CENTRAL
BANK
OF
EGYPT

LE5

Watermark

Ancient Egyptian scribe
Solid security thread

5 Pounds -  obverse

© Gamal Elgamassy

Comments

This banknote spans 2 ruling authorities first issued under the United Arab Republic  (1958-1971) and then the Arab Republic of Egypt (1971-date).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  8% P#45s - Specimen - Black overprint: ANNULE and CANCELLED
ND (1969)  13% P#45a - Sig: Nazmy - Prfx: ذ/١ - ذ/٤٠
ND (1973-1974)  25% P#45b - Sig: Zendo - Prfx: ذ/٤١ - ذ/٣٢٨
ND (1976-1978)  71% P#45c - Sig: Ibrahim - Prfx: ذ/٣٢٩ - ذ/٣٧٠

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