1950 Egypt 10 Pounds Banknote Pick Number 23c Signature Leith-Ross PMG Very Fine 30
Description: A beautiful very fine banknote from Egypt. This is the February 13, 1950 ten pounds. This is a beautiful and very colorful large banknote. The banknote has orange, yellow, light blue, brown, and green colors throughout on the front. It depicts the mosque of Sultan Qala'un the famous Bahari Mamluk ruler, who ruled Egypt in the period 1279 – 1290 to right of the front. It has a white circle to the left of the front where the water mark is located. The back is green with areas of color (orange, yellow and brown). The back depicts a scene of a water wheel run by a buffalo to the left and palm trees in the center and again having the white circle where the watermark is located. The front of the note is written in Arabic and English lettering while the back is in Arabic, with only the denomination being in English. The note shows the denomination on both the front and back. The note has a watermark showing the head of the Sphinx. This particular note has the serial number 078634 and is series X/140. It was issued by the National Bank of Egypt and is signed by F. W. Leith-Ross, who was the governor of the National Bank of Egypt at the time. The note is graded as Very Fine 30 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 13th February 1950.
Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. of New Malden, Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~7 5/16" by ~4".
Pick Number: P23c.
Condition: The note is graded as Very Fine 30 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. It is great looking and in our opinion is better than VF 30. It is clean, bright, and intact. The only thing we see is the bottom two corners showing minor losses. Other than that the note is in excellent condition and worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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