1954-56 ND Egypt 5 Piastres Banknote Signed Abdel Moneim El Kaissouny P174a CU
Description: A nice and fairly uncommon crisp uncirculated small banknote from Egypt. This is the 5 piastres note issued according to law number 50 of 1940 by the republican government and does not show the date of issue but was issued in the period September 1954 to June 1956 based on the signature El Kaissouny, who was the minister of Economy and Finance during that period. The front of the note is lilac, green, brown and orange showing the bust of queen Nefertiti to the right. The back is brown on orange background with guilloche patterns. The note is in Arabic on the front and in Arabic and English on the back. The note has a water mark three pyramids and is located within the white oval to the left of the front. This particular note has the serial number 580525 and is series "R/11" which is shown in Arabic and English in black color. It is signed by Abdel Moneim El Kaissouny, minister of economy and finance of Egypt in the period September 1954 through June 1956. The note was printed by the Survey Agency of Egypt. Please carefully view scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: No Date identified, printed in the period 1954-1956.
Printer: The Survey Agency of Egypt.
Size: The banknote measures ~3 3/4" by ~2 1/4". Pick Number: P 174a. It is also listed in Magdy Hanafy Catalog as Number M8 (5 P.T.) and in the Banknote Book as B219c.
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. I would grade this note as crisp uncirculated. The note has all its details well preserved. The note has no folds, no wrinkling, no graffiti, no pinholes and no tears or splits. The edges are intact with no signs of wear. The note retains all of its original stiffness and crispiness. The colors are vivid and bright. The corners are intact and fully squared with no rounding, creasing, or bumping. A great and very attractive note to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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