1 June 1951 Egypt Five Pounds Banknote King Farouk P# 25b Signed A. Saad VF25
Description: A beautiful very fine banknote from Egypt. This is the June first, 1951 five pounds. The banknote, which was issued buy the National Bank of Egypt, is green, blue, and orange on the front. It has the image of King Farouk the first in a circular frame in the right right corner. It also shows the mosque of Mohammad Ali in the Cairo Citadel in the left bottom corner of the front. The note is written in Arabic on the front with the serial number being in both Arabic and English. The back of the note is green in color and depicts the colossus of the Nile statue from the the Vatican Museum in Rome, Italy. The back is in English and shows the name of the bank as well as the denomination. This particular note has the seriall number 074531 and is series AB/57. It is signed in Arabis by Ahmed Zaki Saad who was the Governer of the National Bank of Egypr at the time. The note has a watermark depictin a Lotus Flower. The note is grade 25 Very Fine by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The holder is also labled "Minor Repair", which we are unable to identify. A great note to add to your collection. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1st June 1951.
Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. of New Malden, Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 3/4" by ~3 1/2".
Pick Number: P25b and is listed in the Banknote Book as B124b.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The note is grade 25 Very Fine by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The hoolder is also labled "Minor Repair", which we are unable to identify. It is a bit soiled and has rounded corners. It shows folds and some staining. Be that as it may, it is a great note worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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