25 Piastres

Features

Country Egypt (Sultanate)
Sultan Ahmed Fuad I (1917-1922)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1917-1951
Value 25 Piastres (0.25)
Currency Pound (1914-1922)
Composition Paper
Size 125 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 10
  • 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 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.

Watermark

None
No security thread

Comments

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1917-1918)  P#10a - Sig: Rowlatt
ND (1940)  P#10b - Sig: Cook
ND (1940-1944)  P#10c - Sig: Nixon
ND (1943)  Please move your entries to P#10c above
ND (1946-1950)  P#10e - Sig: Leith-Ross
ND (1950)  Please move your entries to P#10e above
ND (1951)  P#10f - Sig: Saad
ND (1951)  P#10g - Sig: Saad - Arabic serial numbers

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