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1938 One Pound Banknote National Bank of Egypt Cook Signature P22b PCGS EF40

  • $ 189.99


Description: A nice extremely fine banknote from Egypt. This is the 30th May 1938 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 multicolored background on the front. The front also has a brown circle to the right with the image of Tutankhamen. The back of the note is green with a design showing a mosque in the center. The note is signed EM Cook for Edward M Cook the Governor of the National Bank of Egypt at the time. The note has the denomination spelled out in the center of the front and in numerals to the left of the back. This particular note has the serial number 476622 displayed three times on the front and is series J/30. The note has one signature displayed on the front center near the bottom. It is dated 30th May 1938. The banknote has a watermark depicting the head of the sphinx. It is graded Extremely Fine 40 by PCGS and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 30th May 1938.

Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England.

Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/4" by ~3 3/8".

Pick Number: P 22b and is listed in the Banknote Book as B121b.

Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new 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 graded by PCGS as Extremely Fine 40 and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. It is slightly soiled and has some folds. Its corners show minor rounding but other than that the note is problem free has no graffiti, no pinholes and no tears noted on the holder. A great note worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see the scans for additional condition information.

 


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