1941 Egypt 25 Piastres National Bank of Egypt Pick Number 10c Signed Nixon Apparent Extremely Fine Banknote
Description: A nice apparent extremely fine banknote from Egypt. This is the Cairo 3rd July 1941, very desirable 25 piastres banknote issued by the National Bank of Egypt. The banknote is deep purple in color on multi colored background. It depicts the image of a village on the banks of the Nile with people and camels and showing sail boats anchored at the edge of the water. The back shows a colorful design in dark blue on a pale orange and gray background with the wings of Horus on top and the name of the bank as well as the denomination in the center. The front also indicates that the note was issued according to the decree dated 25th June 1898. This particular note has the serial number 513829 and is from the series L/66, which is displayed twice in black lettering on the front but not on the back. The note has no watermark. It is signed by N. Nixon the governor of the National Bank of Egypt at the time. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 3 July 1941.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co Ltd of London England.
Size: The banknote measures ~4 7/8" by ~2 7/8".
Pick Number: 10c and is listed in the Banknote Book as B108c.
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. I would grade this banknote as a nice apparent extremely fined. The note has all of its details well preserved. The note has no observable folds but has several bumps and creases. The note retains quite a bit of its original stiffness, crispiness and sheen. Its corners are squared and have minimum rounding if any. The top right corner appears to have been stuck to something and when it was removed it lost part of the top edge or the top edge had to be trimmed and the paper split with a light surface layer, which is still attached to the note, separated from the note. This is the main reason we are grading the note as apparent XF instead of XF or better. Otherwise the note is clean with no stains, no pinholes, no graffiti and no tears. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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