5 Piastres

5 Piastres -  obverse5 Piastres -  reverse

© Maged Habib

Features

Country Egypt (Arab Republic)
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1953–1958, 1971–date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1997-1998
Value 5 Piastres (0.05 EGP)
Currency Pound (1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 96 × 58 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 185
  • 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

Green and orange.
Queen Nefertiti at right.
Watermark: Tut-ankh-Amoun's mask.
Printed in: Postal Printing House.

Lettering:
جمهورية مصر العربية
أوراق عملة رسمية
خمسة قروش
صدرت بمقتضى القانون
رقم ٥٠ سنة ١٩٤٠

توقيع: محى الدين الغريب
وزير المالية

Translation:
The Arab Republic of Egypt
Official currency notes
Issued under law 50 of the year 1940

Reverse

Lettering:
جمهورية مصر العربية
Issued under law
No. 50/1940

Signed: M. Elghareeb
MINISTER OF FINANCE

THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT
CURRENCY NOTE

5 PIASTRES

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1997-1998)  2.88 Signature El-Ghareeb with title: MINISTER OF FINANCE. Arabic Series 1-2.

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