5 Pounds

5 Pounds -  obverse5 Pounds -  reverse

© Omar Sherif

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
King Farouk I (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1946-1951
Value 5 Pounds (5 EGP)
Currency Pound (1922-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 170 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 25
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Brown and Orange color scheme
Portrait of King Farouk on the Right
Mosque of Muhammad Ali on Left
Watermark area bottom-center

Lettering:
البنك الاهلي المصري

اصدر بمقتضى المرسوم العالى المؤرخ فى ٢٥ يونيو سنة ١٨٩٨

أتعهد بأن أدفع عند الطلب لحامل هذا السند مبلغ خمست جنيهات مصرية

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 Five Egyptian Pounds

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Reverse

Statue of Nilus, Greek deity of the Nile, with 16 children representing 16 branches of the Nile at the time

Lettering:
National Bank of Egypt

Five Egyptian Pounds

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Watermark

Lotus Flower

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1946-1948)  75% P# 25a - Sig: Leith-Ross - Prfx: أ ب ١ ـ أب ٤٠
ND (1951)  25% P# 25b - Sig: Saad - Prfx: أ ب ـ ٤١ أ ب ٦٠

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