1916 Egypt One Pound Banknote National Bank of Egypt Pick 12a Frederick Rowlatt Signature PMG 25 Very Fine
Description: A nice very fine banknote from Egypt. This is the 12th July 1916 one pound currency note. The banknote, which was issued by the "National Bank of Egypt" and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England, has a blue design on pink and green underprint on the front. It shows the gate of Khunsu in the temple of Karnak with palm trees to the left of the front. The back of the note is blue on pink with a guilloche pattern. The front is in both English and Arabic and shows the bank's name, the serial number, and the denomination, while the back is in Arabic and shows the name of the bank and denomination. The note is signed by Frederick Rowlatt and displays his signature on the front. The note has the denomination spelled out in the center of the front and in Roman numerals to the left of the back. This particular note has the serial number 028,951 displayed two times on the front and is series R/43. The banknote has no watermark. It is graded as 25 Very Fine NET by PMG and come in a plastic holder that is marked as such. The NET designation is explained by Restoration, Rust, Corner Damage. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description
Date: 12th July 1916.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/4" by ~3 3/8".
Pick Number: P 12a and is listed in the Banknote Book as B110a.
Condition: The note is graded as 25 Very fine Net by PMG and comes in a plastic holder that is so marked. The NET designation is explained by Restoration, Rust, Corner Damage. It is nice looking and shows folds and creases, some soiling and rounded corners. You can also see the restoration, the minor rust stains and the damage to the bottom right corner. Be that as it may, this is a nice and handsome example of this scarce note that is worthy of spot in your collection. Please see the scans for additional condition information.
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