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Egypt Law of 1940 Banknote Ten Piastres Pick #168a King Farouk Signed Ebeid EF40

  • $ 94.00

Description: A nice fine banknote from Egypt. This is the 10 piastres note issued according to the law of 1940. The banknote is blue and green in color on the front and is green and red on the back. The front has the image of King Farouk while the back shows a guilloche pattern and has writing in Arabic and English. The front indicates that the note was issued according to law number 50 of 1940. The front also shows the serial number in Arabic and the signature of M. Ebeid, the minister of finance in the period February 1942- May 1942. This particular note has the serial number 856915 and is series A/4 which is indicated both in Arabic and English on the front. The note has watermark showing a crowned "Feh" for Farouk. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: Issued according to the law of 1940 and note was issued sometime in 1942.

Printer: Survey of Egypt.

Size: The banknote measures ~4 1/2" by ~2 3/4".

Pick Number: P168a and is listed in the banknote book as B213a.

Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping for first class shipments are generally very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. So please check the shipping cost to your location before bidding. The note is graded by PCGS as Extremely Fine 40 with the notation “Small Edge Tear at Left" and "rust Stains". It comes in a plastic holder so labeled. it does show some soiling, folds, and a rust stain. Be that as it may it is a nice note in good condition for the type. This is a nice piece to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.



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