Egyptian Money

Modern Egyptian currency (specifically paper money) ranges from the 25 Piastres (quarter pound note) up to a 1,000 pound note. Unlike, for example, American bills, Egyptian currency is not the same size. The smaller the note denomination, the smaller its physical size. Egyptian coins duplicate the value of some of the Egyptian bills. There are 25 Piastres and 50 Piastres coins, but because of this duplication, many establishments in Egypt rarely have coins. In fact, the value of 25 Piastres is so small that they are often difficult to find in either coin or bill, and businesses often round up the price of merchandise to the nearest pound. Egyptian money is both colorful, and attractively designed. Here, we present scans of bills between 25 Piastres and 100 pounds (L.E.) 25 Piastres50 Piastres1 Pound5 Pounds10 Pounds20 Pounds50 Pounds100 Pounds

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