Philippe Simon's Collection
AFRIQUE / AFRICA / АФРИКА

EGYPTE - جمهوريّة مصر العربيّة

Egypt - EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT 5 Piastres 1940 issue series: B / 5 grade: VF cat: 165a comment: Fractional Piastres Issues / Law 50/1940. Observe : King Farouk 1st added: 7 months ago
Egypt - National Bank (1940-1945) 1 £ 15/07/1942 series: J / 56 s.no: 351959 grade: VF cat: 22c comment: Signature = Sir Norman Nixon Observe : "Funerary mask" of Tutankhamun - he was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332–1323 BC in the conventional chronology). Watermark depicting the head of the sphinx. Reverse : The back of the note is green with a design showing a mosque in the center. added: 8 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank (1961-1967) 1 £ 1961 grade: VF cat: 37a(1) comment: Front: Funerary mask and statue of Hatshepsut Maatkare (although it is usually thought to be Tutankhamun's death mask or statue) - watermark : Arms. added: 8 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank (1967-1978) 1 £ grade: aUNC cat: 44a(2) comment: Observe : The funerary complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay is an architectural complex built by Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay in Cairo's Northern Cemetery, completed in 1474. It is often considered one of the most beautiful and accomplished monuments of late Egyptian Mamluk architecture. Reverse : Pharaonic couple (Great Temple of Abu Simbel); on background, drawing of the façade of the Small Temple of Abu Simbel. added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt 25 Piastres ND / 1980 grade: VF- cat: 54(1) comment: 1980-1984 Issue Observe : Al-Sayida Aisha mosque (rebuilt in 1762), is one of the mosques that represent the history of Egypt reverse : Arms added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt (1978-2016) 1 £ ND / 1978 to 2006 grade: aUNC cat: 50e comment: Observe : Sultan Quayet Bey mosque Reverse : Pharaos, Abu Simbel. added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt (1978-2016) 1 £ ND / 2007 to 2016 grade: XF cat: 50h comment: Same note but watermark different (Mask of the pharaoh inclined to the right). added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt (1985-2008) 25 Piastres ND /1985 to 1989 grade: aUNC cat: 57b(2) comment: Observe : Al-Sayida Aisha mosque Reverse : Arms added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt (1994-2007) 50 Piastres 03/082004 s.no: 62def grade: VF+ cat: 62d(f) comment: Observe : Al Azhar mosque, "mosque of the most resplendent") built in 970 ac during the Fatimid Caliphate. Reverse: Ramses II, frieze added: 7 months ago
Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt (2001-2006) 10 £ ND / 2004 grade: aUNC cat: 64c(1) comment: Observe : Al-Rifai mosque or "the Royal Mosque" built at the end of the 19th century.It contains numerous burials including that of the last king of Egypt (King Farouk died in exile in Rome in 1965) as well as the tomb of the last shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Shah, also died in exile(1980). Reverse : Pharao Khafrê (ou Khéphren) or Souphis II, Reign between 2558 BC and 2532 BC ? added: 7 months ago