1 Pound

1 Pound -  obverse1 Pound -  reverse

© Omar Sherif

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
King Farouk I (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1950-1952
Value 1 Pound (1.00 EGP)
Currency Pound (1922-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 160 × 86 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 24
  • 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 Pink color scheme
Portrait of King Farouk on the Right
Watermark within circle on left

Lettering:
البنك الاهلي المصري

اصدر بمقتضى المرسوم العالى المؤرخ فى ٢٥ يونيو سنة ١٨٩٨

أتعهد بأن أدفع عند الطلب لحامل هذا السند مبلغ جنيه مصري

Translation:
National Bank of Egypt

Produced based on the decree dated 25th January in the year 1898

I promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of an Egyptian Pound

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Reverse

Temple of Elephantine
Watermark within circle on right

Lettering:
National Bank of Egypt

One Egyptian Pound

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Watermark

The Sphinx

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1950)  P#24a - Sig: Leith-Ross - Prfx: GH/1 - GH/10 - Western numerals
ND (1951)  P#24b - Sig: Saad - Prfx: GH/11 - GH/17 - Arabic numerals
ND (1952)  P#24c - Sig: Fekry - Prfx: GH/18 - GH/? - Arabic numerals
ND (1952)  P#24d - Sig: Fekry - Prfx: GH/? - GH/20 - Arabic numerals - without printer imprint lower center on the reverse

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