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1920 One Pound Banknote National Bank of Egypt Rowlatt Signature P12a PMG 25VF

  • $ 1,400.00

Description: A nice very fine banknote from Egypt. This is the 21st March 1920 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 and in numerals by the left and right edges of the front. The note has the denomination in numerals only on the back. This particular note has the serial number 017,191 displayed two times in black on the front and is series V/1. The banknote has no watermark. It is graded as 25 Very Fine by PMG and come in a plastic holder that is marked as such. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 21st March 1920.

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 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder that is so labeled. It is nice looking and shows folds and creases, some soiling and rounded corners. You can also see small nicks along the edges especially at the ends of the folds. The note has no large and objectionable stains. 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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