20 Pounds

20 Pounds -  obverse20 Pounds -  reverse

© sivavarma

Features

Country Egypt
Issuing bank Central Bank of Egypt
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1971-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 2016-2019
Value 20 Pounds
20 EGP = 1.27 USD
Currency Pound (1916-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 212973
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# 74
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

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي‎) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.
Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman style mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo.
The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son, who died in 1816.
This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city from any direction.

Reverse

At left- Ramses II is fighting in a chariot at the Battle of Kadesh with two arches, one with the reins tied around his waist to free both hands. This relief was found in Abu Simbel, a village in the Egyptian part of Nubia, about 240 km (150 mi) southwest of Aswan and near the border with modern day Sudan.

At bottom and right - Frieze from chapel of Sesostris I depicting the Pharaoh’s coronation

Watermark

Princess Nofret and electrotype 20

20 Pounds -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016-Feb-3  10% P#74a.1
2016-Feb-8  10% P#74a.2
2016-Feb-10  0%
2016-Mar-9  5% P#74a.3
2016-Mar-10  7% P#74a.4
2016-Jul-2  6%
2016-Jul-18  2%
2016-Jul-31  3% P#74c.1
2016-Aug-4  0% P#74e.1
2016-Aug-7  1.0%
2016-Aug-14  1.0% P#74e.2
2016-Aug-18  5% P#74e.3
2016-Oct-13  1.0%
2016-Oct-17  5% P#74e.4
2016-Oct-18  0%
2016-Oct-26  3% P#74e.5
2016-Oct-31  2% P#74e.6
2017-Apr-12  24% P#74f.1
2017-Aug-10  4%
2017-Aug-31  4%
2017-Nov-1  0%
2018-Feb-6  4% P#74f.2
2019-May-28  8% P#74g.1
2019-Sep-17  5%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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