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1958 National Bank of Egypt Five Pounds Banknote P# 31 Tutankhamen Crisp Unc.

  • $ 79.99

Description: A beautiful crisp uncirculated banknote from Egypt. This is the Cairo 15 February 1958 five pounds banknote issued by the National Bank of Egypt. The banknote is dark green with blue-gray tones and an orange-colored center on the front. It depicts the image of Tutankhamen facing forward within a circular frame to the top right of the front. The back is green in color and shows an allegorical figure representing the river Nile, which gives life to Egypt. The front also indicates that the note was issued according to the decree dated 25th June 1898. This particular note has the serial number 078223 and is from the series (Alef Beh) AB/153, which is displayed twice in black lettering on the front and not on the back. The note has a watermark depicting a lotus flower which is located bottom center. It is signed by Abdel Gelil El-Emary the governor of the National Bank of Egypt at the time. Please carefully view scan as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 15 February 1958.

Printer: Unknown.

Size: The banknote measures ~6 5/8" by ~3 1/2".

Pick Number: P 31 and is listed in the Banknote Book as B131c.

Condition: I would grade this banknote as a nice crisp uncirculated with all the details being very well preserved. The note has no folds, is clean with no observable soiling and has no stains. The note retains all its original stiffness and crispiness. The corners are fully squared with no observable rounding or bumps. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears or splits. A beautiful crisp note in nice full margins and good original uncirculated condition worthy of a spot in your collection of Egyptian banknotes. Please see scans for additional condition information.

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