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25 Piastres

Features

Country Egypt (Kingdom)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1917-1951
Value 25 Piastres (0.25 EGP)
Currency Pound (1922-1953)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 10
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Green color scheme
Coastal village scene

Lettering:
National Bank of Egypt

اتعهد بان ادفع لدى الطلب مبلغ خمسة و عشرون قرش صاغ لحامله

تحرر هذا السند بقتضى الدكريتوا المؤرخ في ٢٥ جونيو سنة ١٨٩٨

Issued Under Decree Dated 25th June 1898

I promise to pay the Bearer on Demand the sum of Twenty-Five Piastres

Translation:
I promise to pay on demand the sum of 25 Piastres to the Bearer

This sum has been officially written under the decree dated 25th June in the year 1898.

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Reverse

Green and Orange color scheme
"25" in Arabic flanked by wings top-center
"25 Piastres" in Arabic on right
"25 Piastres" in English on left

Lettering:
البنك الاهلي المصري

٢٥ قرش صاغ

25 Piastres

Translation:
National Bank of Egypt

25 Piastres

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co.

Comments

Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Engravers, London.

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1917  10a: Signature Rowlatt
1918  10a: Signature Rowlatt
1940  10b: Signature Cook
1941  10c: Signature Nixon
1942  10c: Signature Nixon
1943  10c: Signature Nixon
1944  10c: Signature Nixon
1945  10c: Signature Nixon
1946  10c: Signature Nixon
1946  10d: Signature Leith-Ross
1948  10d: Signature Leith-Ross
1950  10d: Signature Leith-Ross
1951  10e: Signature unknown, western serial number
1951  10f: Signature unknown, Arabic serial number

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