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5 Pounds

5 Pounds -  obverse5 Pounds -  reverse

© Omar Sherif

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1946-1951
Value 5 Pounds (5 EGP)
Currency Pound (1922-1953)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 25
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

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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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1946  Signature: F.W. Leith-Ross
1948  Signature: F.W. Leith-Ross
1951  Signature: Ahmed Zaki Saad

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