50 Piastres

50 Piastres -  obverse50 Piastres -  reverse

© Maged Habib


Country Egypt (United Arab Republic)
Issuing bank Central Bank of Egypt
Period United Arab Republic (1958-1971)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1967-1978
Value 50 Piastres
0.50 EGP = 0.032 USD
Currency Pound (1958-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 43
  • 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.


Red-brown and brown on multicolor underprint.
Al-Azhar Mosque at right.

البنك المركزى المصرى
خمسون قرشاً


Central Bank of Egypt
Fifty Piastres



King Ramses II at center right.
Watermark: Archaic Egyptian scribe


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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND  6% P# 43s. Specimen.
1967  22% P# 43a. Issued note. Signature : Ahmad Nazmy Abd El-Hameed
ND (1972-1975)  10% P# 43b. Signature : Ahmad Zendo
1976  12%
1978  56% P# 43c. Signature : Mohamad Abd El-Fattah Ibrahim

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